A season that began with such optimism ended in bitter, familiar disappointment for the Minnesota Timberwolves, and that feeling reportedly translated into a financial loss for the organization.Grantland's stellar NBA reporter Zach Lowe somehow obtained and verified "a confidential memo the league s ... More >>
Darko Milicic was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the second overall pick during the 2003 NBA draft. The other top five picks that year? LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, and Dwayne Wade.Suffice it to say Darko hasn't quite lived up to his draft peers' level of performance during hi ... More >>
With half-a-season in the net, a look at reasons for both hope and concern.
solidstateNo profanity please.Terry Duncan climbed aboard a Milwaukee bus and started lacing his conversation with a fellow rider with a string of four-letter Anglo Saxon monosyllables of the "s..." and "f..." persuasion. Then he found out you can't do that in Milwaukee. And faster than you ... More >>
Milicic may prove the 'Wolves finest foreign-born player in team history.
After leading by 16 points in the second half, the Timberwolves lose to the Pistons. Their painful season is finally over.
The Nuggets sail past the Wolves. Frustration sets in.
Disappointing efforts against Detroit and Washington. Plus, the Wolves trade Brian Cardinal for Darko Milicic.
The Wolves muddle through a schizophrenic midweek.
Bring your sword, shield, and sneaks to East Lansing, Bill.
The Wolves let a 21-point lead slip away. And Antoine Walker stays sad.
1. Ricky's Rebellion 2. Garnett's Ejection 3. Hat's Off to Hassell and Foye
1. Garnett Dominates 2. The Weird and Apparently Wonderful Point Guard Situation 3. Quick hits.
Analyzing X factors and theories of relativity as the most enjoyable NBA postseason in a decade reaches its climax.
1. No substitute for watching 2. Veteran bench steps up. 3. Billups and Billups and Hamilton, oh my
Analysis and predictions on the Heat-Pistons series which begins tonight.
The Rookie of the Year and the Pistons first-round triumph are slam dunks. But who's the MVP and can the Clips clip the Nugs?
In an otherwise disastrous season for the Wolves, Trenton Hassell is quietly having a career year
1. Stupid and Lazy 2. Honeymoon over for Dwane Casey 3. Opinions are like brains...everybody's got one
1. Jaric in freefall mode 2. There is no D in the words "Ex-Boston Celtic" 3. Austin Peay in the house once again
The Wolves' current squad is either inching toward improvement or crawling into the dustbin
1. Child is father to the man 2. Snuffed out. 3. A class act and an annoying facade.
Are the Wolves near the end of the Kevin McHale era?
Since when could the Wolves hold their opponents to fewer than 90 points a game?
1. KG's comments. 2. Smith and Barkley's comments. 3. Reader feedback.
Quick hits on pro hoops beyond the Wolves
As we prepare to semi-root for another bunch of spoiled rich uniforms that will be gone and forgotten by this time next year, it's a good time to find out where some of our former Wolves heroes have ended up.
Why Ray Allen's playoff heroics makes it even more likely Szczerbiak will remain a Timberwolf
Saunders tops Cavs wish list After Paul Silas was unceremoniously canned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, it didn?t take long for former Wolves coach Flip Saunders to move into heavy rotation in the rumor milling over who will pilot the Cavs next season. The Akron Beacon Journal and ... More >>
The big loser in "The Brawl" is--surprise--the NBA
The Wolves leave their game in Minnesota
The Wolves suffocate Denver with a capital D
The Wolves may be merely average, but Kevin Garnett just keeps getting better
The Wolves find an unexpected bright spot
Despite KG's best efforts, it looks like another year, another one-and-out for the troubled Wolves. If they're lucky.
Of Shots, Roles, and Team Dysfunction
Some props before the playoffs
What's wrong with the Wolves?
If the Wolves get past the first round of the playoffs, they...could...go...most of...the way!
The Timberwolves have ratcheted up their game where it counts
While the Gophers struggle through a losing season, Sam Jacobson hopes to impress the scouts.