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 >>
The Minneapolis Armory's crescent moon roof is impossible to miss in the eastern portion of the city's downtown. Aside from customers using the 110,000 square foot building as a parking facility, the eye-catching appeal of the nearly 80-year-old structure has gone largely underutilized over the past ... More >>
It's no fun to be dumped, but it especially sucks when it comes from someone you're really into. Unfortunately, the NBA intelligentsia is advising Timberwolves fans to prepare for the sort of heartbreak we haven't felt since our first love, Kevin Garnett, left town in 2007.THE BACKSTORY: Kevin Love ... More >>
In a piece published over the weekend, the Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda and Dennis Brackin went there -- they wrote a story about the Timberwolves' historically white roster, which has been dubbed the 'Cream Team.'SEE ALSO:-- Wolves acquire Chase Budinger, white guy who jumped over P. Diddy at Dunk Co ... More >>
Life can be a cruel, cruel journey sometimes.Friday night, Ricky Rubio planted his leg while defending Kobe Bryant, and his left knee buckled. Initially, it looked like Bryant and Rubio had just bumped knees, but concern about Ricky's injury quickly mounted when he couldn't put any weight on his ... More >>
The story behind the iconic St. Paul venue
This stadium will have to wait until the legislature's New Year's hangover wears off.The Minnesota Vikings are, putting it kindly, not a very special football team right now. Fittingly, the team won't get a special session from the legislature to rule on its new stadium(s?), and will have to wait ... More >>
Does god wants a new Vikings stadium?The last time a Christian minister raised eyebrows with an invocation at the Legislature, he drew rebukes for failing to take note that Jewish lawmakers deserved as much respect as their Christian colleagues when it came time for prayer. Now, a minister ... More >>
Chris Baker quit yesterday.Chris Baker no longer has a megaphone to pollute the airwaves every morning at KTLK-FM. He's off the air. Good riddance. In the name of ratings, this is a guy who once opined that a transgender man was a mutilated lesbian, and said that former Lakers star Magic Johnso ... More >>
Milicic may prove the 'Wolves finest foreign-born player in team history.
After a heartbreaking home loss to the Hornets, the Wolves sink back into some old familiar territory. The Bucks, Knicks and Cavs all sink the Wolves by double-digits.
The Vikings and the Saints are well-matched in talent, and empathy.
The former Lakers assistant coach takes the reigns of an inexperienced--yet potentially exciting--Wolves team.
The Timberwolves' front office is reportedly close to reaching a deal to make the ex-Laker the team's latest head coach. Meaning Rambis would replace Kevin McHale. Speaking of Rambis and McHale, anyone remember the 1984 Finals?
"This site is also not affiliated with Charles Barkley in any way." Oops.
This team might be cursed with foul luck and poor talent but at least Ryan Gomes knows what he's doing.
The Wolves fall hard against the Warriors. And things are only getting worse.
How far away are we from running naked through the streets and flipping cars? A look at our sporting chances to stand atop an athletic zenith.
A retrospective of Minnesota's most heartbreaking franchise
Can Philip Anschutz lure the likes of Billy Joel and Justin Timberlake back to Minneapolis?
My criticism of Coach Wittman recently has been that he has not put his players in a position to succeed, but on this night that is the criticism on Garnett. It may be difficult and odd to say it, but this loss is on Garnett. By Stephen Litel
Stephen Litel talks to the legendary Larry Bird about Kevin Garnett. By Stephen Litel
1. Par For the Course 2. Naming Names 3. Wishful Rumor Mongering
1) The Declining Role of Kevin Garnett 2) More Griffin and less Avis 3) Silver linings
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?
If you thought the 2005-06 Minnesota Timberwolves couldn't sink any lower, well, the franchise saved the worst for last in tonight's game, purposefully losing to the Memphis Grizzlies in order to secure a draft pick rather than risk having it sent to Los Angeles because of the ineptitude of their br ... More >>
1. Planning to lose 2. Sugar-coating 3. The Yeoman
Since when could the Wolves hold their opponents to fewer than 90 points a game?
Eddie Griffin, shot-blocker extraordinaire, is delivering huge value on his new contract with the Wolves
Exchange: After a rotten season, whither the Wolves? And, heresy of heresies: why not trade KG? by Britt Robson and Steve Perry Perry: Your column today pretty much nails the Wolves' season, but there was one thing it left me wondering: Besides the addition-by-subtraction of getting shut of Sam Cas ... More >>
When you've got swagger, you look like a winner. When you don't, you look like the Wolves.
The Wolves cap a lost season by thinking like losers
Time for Wolves management to be bold--again
Of Shots, Roles, and Team Dysfunction
Reasons to hope for, but not expect a first-round upset
The NBA embraces a long-prohibited defensive style. The Timberwolves are poised to cash in.
Everything's going the Timberwolves' way. But is everything enough?
The T-Wolves may well land in the playoffs again, but 2000's still a rebuilding year
The Wolves' round-one playoff ouster wasn't all bad news
Fresh from their first decent season and fronted by a pair of 21st-century superstars, the Timberwolves have gained the league's respect and the fans' enthusiasm. Now comes the hard part.
Nike's dissection of "The Jordan Moment"