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A Look at the Timberwolves’ Scoring Efficiency So Far in 2016-17

The Timberwolves are now 50 games into the 2016-17 season. How are the team’s key players performing in Tom Thibodeau’s system? I discuss this below.*

Pistons 116, Wolves 108: Let’s Talk About Shabazz Muhammad

The Wolves fell to the Detroit Pistons Friday night by the score of 116-108. Detroit’s Marcus Morris, Jon Leuer, and Andre Drummond were the major forces that simply overpowered the Wolves. Morris and Leuer combined for an audacious 60 points on a miraculous nine of 16 from three (both players entered the night shooting 32.4% […]

Wolves 112, Suns 111: Winning in Winning Time

  Another game, another double-digit lead, and another close call for the Timberwolves, who pulled off a 112-111 win against the Phoenix Suns at the last-second Tuesday night in Phoenix. That’s right, another win for the Wolves in a close game instead of the close losses to which Minnesota fans became so accustomed over the first several […]

2016-17 Midway Point: Checking how accurate the preseason Hot Wolves Takes were (there’s so much blood)

I wouldn’t say these were the most prescient predictions ever made.

Mavericks 98, Timberwolves 87: Laying an egg on a bench

Well that was a real turd.

As the Wolves attempt to transition into a winner, their transition game has fallen behind

The Wolves are sloppy and too old school in their transition attack.

Timberwolves 103, Nuggets 105: Sweet Oblivion

After a loss like last night’s, it is so tempting to sink into the soft oblivion of believing there is one major flaw that is keeping the Minnesota Timberwolves from getting over the hump and into basic respectability. You’ll hear it from more casual basketball fans who drop in to watch a Wolves game now […]

2016-17 Minnesota Timberwolves: 32 Hot Wolves Takes that can’t go wrong for the upcoming season

There’s no way any of these can backfire.

Wolves 105, Nuggets 88: A Preseason Party in Lincoln

Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, and Shabazz Muhammad scored 18 apiece as the Wolves ran away from the Nuggets in Lincoln, NE.

Winging It: A Glance at the Wolves’ Wing Situation

Examining how the Wolves’ cadre of wings – Wiggins, LaVine, Muhammad and Rush – will perform in 2016-17.