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A Few Intriguing Potential Wolves Lineups

The NBA season is fast approaching and, with the Wolves’ roster nearly cemented and training camp just right around the corner, I figured now would be as good a time as ever to take a look at a few intriguing potential lineups. I emphasize “potential” because, although some have a higher likelihood to appear consistently […]

The Long Two Episode 5: Canis Hoopus Drew Mahowald

In today’s episode, I’m joined by Drew Mahowald of Canis Hoopus to discuss the Kyrie Irving rumors as well as the Wolves’ offseason acquisitions. There is a slight echo that starts towards the middle of the pod, but hopefully it’s not too distracting. Drew can be followed at @DrewMahowald. Hope you enjoy!

Of Timberwolves and Timelines

  This was the summer that the Minnesota Timberwolves were supposed to strike. With Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns, and new face of the franchise Jimmy Butler all due to receive maximum salary contracts in the coming summers, it only made sense; Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden wouldn’t exactly have much cap space to work with […]

Timberwolves Sign Taj Gibson: What It Means, What It Doesn’t

The Wolves have added a power forward to bolster their core of bigs. BUT WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

Timberwolves 95, Bulls 86: Understanding geometry

There was a point early on in the Wolves’ win over the Chicago Bulls in which Kevin Love was struggling. He wasn’t playing poorly but he was having trouble finding his way to the free throw line against Taj Gibson and Nazr Mohammed. The struggles against Taj Gibson aren’t anything new for Love, or anybody around the league really. […]

Bulls 87, Wolves 80: The block is hot

This was the first real test of the Wolves’ banged up season. Yes, the Brooklyn game was fun and the Pacers were a really good measuring stick for whether or not this team could execute against one of the better defenses in the league. Not nobody know defense like the Bulls know defense. There are […]

Game Six Preview: Wolves at Bulls

Welcome to the NBA everybody. You gut out a thrilling victory in a grueling game against one of the league’s most intense, physical teams. You expend copious energy, both physical and emotional. Then you get on a plane and do it all again the next night. Of course, while the Pacers are a well-coached, defensively […]