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The 2017 NBA Draft: Jimmy Butler is a Minnesota Timberwolf

So. That happened. In a move that can only be described as surreal, Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden finally pulled the trigger on their first trade since taking over the Wolves in April 2016, sending Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the 7th pick (which became Lauri Markkanen, the stretch four from Arizona) for Jimmy Butler […]

Report: Wolves acquire Jimmy Butler, 16th pick from Bulls for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, 7th Pick

Reports are saying the Wolves have acquired the three-time All-Star from Chicago on draft night.

Jonathan Isaac and Larui Markkanen: Big Possibilities

A look at the two bigs projected to go right around the time the Wolves will be picking on Thursday.

2016-17 Roster Review: Andrew Wiggins

How much did he improve this year? A deep dive into the numbers vs the eye test.

The Long Two Episode 2: With Canis Hoopus’ John Meyer

For this week’s episode of The Long Two podcast, I was lucky enough to be joined by John Meyer of Canis Hoopus. We discussed topics such as his recent feature on Karl-Anthony Towns, Shabazz Muhammad’s future with the Wolves, as well as ideal free agent and draft targets. Be sure to follow John (@thedailywolf) and me (@loseehafer) on […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Zach LaVine

More than any other Timberwolves player, Zach LaVine is whatever you want to make of him. A LaVine partisan has a lot of ammunition when arguing that he’s a player to be excited about. She can point out that he’s 6’5″ with possibly the best leaping ability the league has ever seen. He has a […]

2016-17 Roster Review: The Temps

A recap of the contributions of John Lucas III, Lance Stephenson, and Omri Casspi.

Kings 123, Wolves 117: Tanks One to Know One

The Minnesota Timberwolves crumbled against the Sacramento Kings Saturday night to the tune of 123-117. The Wolves lead the Kings 31-18 after the first quarter, but proceeded to get molly-whopped over the final three frames by the score of 105-92; truthfully, it wasn’t even that close. This was the 15th time this season that the […]

Timberwolves 3rd Quarter Report Card

The Timberwolves are now 61 games into the season. What does that mean? It means it’s time for another quarterly report, the third of the 2016-17 season. That’s what time it is.

On the Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Dumb Luck Behind Zach LaVine’s Torn ACL

It was announced Saturday afternoon that Zach LaVine tore his ACL during the third quarter of the Wolves’ recent loss to the Detroit Pistons meaning that his season is done. “Torn ACL” is a common injury across all sports and has worked its way into nearly every fan’s lexicon, but what exactly is the ACL? […]