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AWAW Roundtable, Volume One: Should Kevin Martin be a starter, or the sixth man?

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The whole crew got together to discuss Kevin Martin as a sixth man, Sam Mitchell as head coach, which of the old guys will play the most, and which player has the most to prove during training camp.

Podcast: Wolves Wired Ep. 5 – Media Day Edition


This week’s episode discusses the happenings at this year’s Timberwolves Media Day.

Selected quotes from Timberwolves Media Day, part one


The Minnesota Timberwolves held media day at the Target Center on Monday morning. In part one of a two-part series, Bill quotes Milt Newton, Sam Mitchell, and several players about what they expect from themselves and one another this coming season.

It could be years before we know what all this means


In a recent and surprisingly revealing GQ profile, new Late Show host Stephen Colbert dropped a piece of wisdom that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about: “I love the thing that I most wish had not happened.” Colbert was talking about the death of his father and two of his brothers in a […]

A conversation with Sam Mitchell about coaching and leadership


The Wolves assistant coach who helped bring along a young Kevin Garnett took the time to talk about leadership as a coach and as a player.

Nuggets 110, Wolves 101: Boy, that escalated quickly

Last night was tough. It wasn’t just basketball, either. On my way into the Target Center to see the Wolves play the Denver Nuggets, I came to find that the already-freezing outdoors had added some precipitation to the equation, making the drive into downtown that much slower and less enjoyable. Considering the Wolves’ 11-game losing […]

Sam Mitchell returns

It seems the Timberwolves’ coaching search has been expanded. Which makes sense since Rick Adelman is apparently putting on his “don’t touch me” face. The latest entry into the sweepstakes is none other than KG’s mentor, scorer of the first points in Wolves history, former NBA Coach of the Year and total righteous dude Sam […]

Five Against One

So the fellows over at ESPN are asking us all to choose the Timberwolves’ all-time starting five. Sounds like fun right? the kind of idle thought experiment that’s so good at whiling away those long workday afternoon, right? Wrong. Here’s my take: Point Guard: On the face of things, it would seem that the only […]