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Timberwolves 104, Raptors 111: Time Is A Flat Circle

Last night, the first season of HBO’s loathed and lauded True Detective came to an end but DON’T WORRY. There are no spoilers here because like many, many people I couldn’t watch it because HBO GO sputtered and died under the weight of everyone logging into their parents’ accounts to watch the finale. But before […]

Lose to Moscow, defeat Canada: Effort is needed for world domination

I tried. I really tried to churn out some thoughts on the Wolves losing to CSKA Moscow on Monday night and just nothing appeared. The effort was there for me trying to write about what was an on-the-surface embarrassing loss to a really talented Euroleague team. But ultimately, I just didn’t care enough about the […]

Game Two Preview: Wolves at Raptors in the Air Canada Centre

So the Timberwolves won a game in which Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love were in suits, Nikola Pekovic had nine points and five rebounds, the team shot 36.8% from the field and just 2-of-17 from the 3-point line? What the what? Now there are two possible reasons for this:  Share this because Rubio would pass […]

Timberwolves 100, Raptors 111: Do the Dinosaur

On Friday, in my conversation with Sam of Raptors Republic, I said this about our Wolves: “they are grotesquely inconsistent when it comes to playing team defense, sustaining the kind of effort, awareness and concentration that a team needs to compete…the Raptors were worse than terrible in [the last] game; the Wolves are more than […]

Dinos and Dogs: a Raptors Republic Q & A

Hey, who was that crabby dude talking about the Wolves at Raptors Republic this morning? Oh that was me. Evidently, the Kevin Love snubbing robbed me of my optimism and my sense of humor. On the other hand, when it comes to previews of a Februrary Raptors/Wolves matchup, dry and pessimistic is probably not a […]