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Timberwolves 68 (I think), Other Timberwolves 54 (ish): A Scrimmage Recap


Recapping the Wolves’ free intrasquad scrimmage at the Target Center.

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.

Selected quotes from Timberwolves Media Day, part two

Towns Media Day

The Minnesota Timberwolves held media day at the Target Center on Monday morning. In part two of a two-part series, Bill quotes the loquacious Kevin Martin, a stoic Ricky Rubio, and the rest of the Timberwolves’ roster that wasn’t covered in part one.

2014-15 Roster Review: Shabazz Muhammad


Shabazz Muhammad didn’t take long to go from question mark to scoring solution. What’s the next leap for him?

Bennett to miss two weeks, Muhammad done for the season

The Timberwolves’ run of rotten injury luck just got a little bit longer. With the team as close to full strength as they’ve been since the first week of November, a freak injury in Wednesday’s practice will keep Shabazz Muhammad for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. He caught his finger in Andrew Wiggins’ jersey […]

Timberwolves World Team 121, Timberwolves USA Team 112: Welcome to the Wiggins/LaVine Dunkapalooza

The Wolves had four players in the Rising Stars Game on Friday night. Zach LaVine, Shabazz Muhammad and the USA squad fell 121–112 to the World team, led by Gorgui Dieng and Andrew Wiggins, who took home MVP honors following his electrifying six dunk performance. Wiggins and LaVine tied for the game high in points (22 […]

Flip Saunders, Kevin Garnett, and the New Minnesota Youth Movement

Throughout the season, Flip Saunders has told stories to players and media about his early years with the Timberwolves, specifically his memories developing a young, untapped 19-year-old named Kevin Garnett. In some cases, telling such stories could be seen as pointless. There’s no way he told these stories to his title-contending Detroit Pistons squads, filled […]

Rebuilding the Wolves: Vol. 1 or Vol. 11… One of those

It’s safe to say the Minnesota Timberwolves won’t be making the playoffs for the 11th straight season. With a record of 5-29, the Wolves sit just 2.5 games ahead of the New York Knicks and are tied with the Philadelphia 76ers for the second worst record in the NBA. The Knicks have played four more games than […]

Jazz 101, Wolves 89: Energy

Flip mentions playing time as a means of getting to his team. Criticizes the lack of energy, especially from 19-21 year olds. — Derek James (@DerekJamesNBA) January 4, 2015 Through the Wolves’ current 11-game losing streak, we’ve heard stuff like this from head coach Flip Saunders. A lot. Considering the number of injuries the Wolves […]

Timberwolves 94, Jazz 100: The Wheels on the Bus Go [Sound of Grinding Metal]

With 4:22 remaining in the fourth quarter, last night’s game was looking like a good road win for a Timberwolves team sorely in need of some positive reinforcement after dropping eight straight. Up to that point, Shabazz Muhammad and Andrew Wiggins had been the standouts, combining to score 49 points on 19-for-34 shooting, including 5-for-6 […]