How bad was the Wolves’ clutch defense against the Wizards?
In 2009, the band French Kicks released Swimming, and it was absolutely and without question one of the best EPs of the year. Leadoff track “Abandon” established the tone: taut guitar lines viewed through a smeared, blurry lens of towering echo; sleepy-eyed vocals nearly out of earshot in a nearby room; enveloping bass working its […]
This game wasn’t as close as the score would imply. However, it was pretty close at various times throughout the night, which makes it a bit confusing as a whole. About six or so minutes into the game, it seemed like I was going to have to find a blowout recap topic for tonight’s game and I […]
Teams need wins. Pretty obvious statement, right? Obviously teams need wins. Wins produce success. Wins produce playoff chances. Wins produce playoff seeding and possible advantageous match-ups. Wins produce championships. Wins produce confidence and chemistry. Wins produce opportunities. For a team like the Timberwolves, who have struggled so much this season while battling injury after injury, […]
Well, the Washington Wizards are just a mess. John Wall, the future of the franchise, glowers his way to a 3-10 shooting, four-turnover loss. Nick Young devours shot clock searching for just the right contested, long-range jumper. Andray Blatches and JaVale McGee wallow in their own sulky goofery. Possession after single-pass possession are wasted. Opposing […]
When you’re surrounded, as I am at Wolves games, by two deadly smart, upper-echelon talkers, conversation tends to wander. At issue during Thursday night’s languid first half was the Cosby Show and it’s depiction of the African-American experience. Were Cliff and his brood a triumph of aspirational representation, a giant step forward from J.J. Walker’s […]