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From Rubio to Teague: A Transition of Responsibility

Moving on from a fan favorite like Ricky Rubio can be tough. What do the Wolves have in Jeff Teague?

Breaking: Ricky Rubio Traded to the Utah Jazz

Well. It finally, actually happened. The Minnesota Timberwolves have traded point guard Ricky Rubio to the Utah Jazz in exchange for a 2018 first round pick (the pick was originally sent to the Jazz by the Oklahoma City Thunder and is top 14 protected; if it doesn’t convey by 2020 it turns into 2020 and […]

Timberwolves 107, Jazz 80: Score, stop, score

The Wolves are… a defensive team?

Jazz 98, Timberwolves 85: Running through the finish line

“It’s not that you finish the race. It’s how you finish the race.” – Wolves locker room whiteboard.

Jazz 103, Timberwolves 90: Karl-Anthony Towns played like crap

What’s it going to look like when Karl-Anthony Towns doesn’t feel like he played like crap?

Timberwolves 94, Jazz 80: Keeping the Momentum

Sometimes, on a night of bad basketball, a few momentum-setting plays is what it takes to hold a lead and get the win.

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 […]

Timberwolves 130, Jazz 136: What It's Like to Not-Be on a Boat

Rosencrantz: We might as well be dead. Do you think death could possibly be a boat? Guildenstern: No, no, no … Death is … not. Death isn’t. You take my meaning. Death is the ultimate negative. Not-being. You can’t not-be on a boat. Rosencrantz: I’ve frequently not been on boats. Guildenstern: No, no, no — […]

Timberwolves 121, Jazz 104: Messed around and triple dipped

What can you accomplish in 32 minutes and 35 seconds? You can run a load of laundry. You can probably cook a really nice dinner as long as the preparation isn’t too time-consuming. You can watch an episode of Full House with commercials and even pause it on the DVR to use the bathroom or play Words With Friends […]