Three in the Key is Chris Koza's column exploring a musician's life as a basketball fanatic. The Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter-composer leads the band Rogue Valley. Get him on the court, and he's trouble.Not all rivalries are created equal. The Rolling Stones versus the Beatles has a differ ... More >>
Last night, Wolves Nation was treated to some Wolves porn.SEE ALSO: Kevin Love makes City Pages blogger look like a fool [VIDEO] The T-Pups beat the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since spring 2007 (Ricky Davis and KG were still on the team back then). And not only did the Wolves snap a 22 ... More >>
Rogue Valley's tour diaries are written by frontman Chris Koza and edited by bandmate Peter Sieve. You can read their first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth installments. Atalesca: 72 degrees. Pismo Beach: 62 degrees. Ventura: 65 degrees. It was as perfect a day as one could expect ... More >>
wikipediaRambis is looking for a new gig.Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis didn't put in an appearance at the Ricky Rubio rock star welcome at MSP earlier this week, and he won't be coaching Rubio either. The Timberwolves have decided to fire him, and plan to announce their decision after toni ... More >>
wikiKobe Bryant dispenses wisdom.We got an earful of advice from the Lakers' Kobe Bryant the other night about how the Timberwolves need to hold on to their core stars if they're ever going to amount to something more than a laughing stock. Comenter Malone agrees:
The champs dish on the chumps.
NBA All-Star reserves named today.
A slow start portends the expected.
Via WikipediaReal estate tycoonFormer Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett, currently trying to help his fellow Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA finals, has sold his $3 million Orono mansion for $3 million. Let's hope whomever bought it has a "G" in their initials, becaus ... More >>
Join the fevered pitchThe Beautiful Game is about to draw a worldwide audience the likes of which the NFL can only fantasize about: Thirty-two teams, including the U.S. national squad, converging on South Africa for the 2010 World Cup. (Video after the jump.) You could stay at home and catch ... More >>
The Wolves gird for a massive off-season. Prepare to harness your hopes.
These folks did well in the Aughts, and you can't have them, Hollywood. At least not for keepsies.
Fresh on the heels of a report that found the Twin Cities can't afford four pro sports teams, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission is set to release a report tomorrow making the case for a new stadium.
Everything is strange and new.
The Wolves lose in style.
Those teams are great at basketball; the Wolves, less so.
1) Two examples 2) Bad timing 3) Putting the Kobe/KG canard to rest
The emergence of a mature Kobe, the ongoing genius of Phil Jackson, and Steve Nash gets no respect.
1. Devil in the details 2. Nugs in trouble 3.Apologies to Kobe
1. One-third empty or two-thirds full? 2. Props to Wally, Kandi and T-Hud 3. Odds and ends
1) A.C. Ascendant So far coach Dwane Casey seems to be a man of his word, albeit grudgingly. Casey said defense would be the priority this year, but to live up to that pledge he needs to play Anthony Carter at crunch time, at a time when he's trying to pare his rotation and massage ... More >>
Will a healthy Wolves roster take the team forward or backward?
The Lakers drown the Wolves' hopes
"Those other guys" shoot the Lakers into a 2-1 series lead
The Lakers bring the big top to Minnesota
God created the world in six days, so why does it take eight weeks to pick an NBA champion: A City Pages dialogue
The Wolves' winning Spree
Another injury has the suddenly undersized Timberwolves looking up at their Western Conference rivals
Rasho and Wally are missing in action
It's the Wolves, not the Lakers, who refuse to lose
Game 2 offers a ray of hope for the suddenly explosive Wolves
It's the Lakers...
Finally, a shot at breaking the streak
Call it MVP exhibit #429 or so
Boom or bust may be the Wolves' only chance
Despite KG's best efforts, it looks like another year, another one-and-out for the troubled Wolves. If they're lucky.
Get Wally out of the dog house and get him the rock
Some props before the playoffs