WikipediaRambis took a bad situation and made it worse.Like a wounded deer limping around the forest, Kurt Rambis was finally put out of his misery -- appropriately, by Timberwolves.The T-Wolves fired Rambis this morning, ending his reign at the helm of one of the league's worst teams. "I want t ... More >>
Hey Ricky, how do you say "lockout" in Spanish?The Minnesota state government wasn't the only thing that shut down at midnight last night. An hour earlier, at 12:01 Eastern time, the NBA entered a lockout that could postpone next season, if not cancel it altogether. As the existing collecti ... More >>
Ricky Rubio: Caution, savior at work.Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota with all the fanfare of a rock star, and now has the not-so-enviable task of trying to help the Minnesota Timberwolves earn the respect of their fans rather than ridicule.So in honor of Rubio's arrival, let's look back at f ... More >>
Rubio's still tweeting under his Barcelona colors. Let's get some Wolves garb on this kid, stat.Ricky Rubio is finally in the house. The hoped-for savior of the Minnesota Timberwolves is scheduled for a media roll out this afternoon, fresh off the plane from Barcelona, and he's tweeting his a ... More >>
Let's consider trading places.This news makes us want to go out and rent "Trading Places" all over again. Forbes is out with its list of the world's most wildly wealthy tycoons. Itfigures there are 1,210 billionaires in the world, worth a total of $4.5 trillion -- a figure that beats the gro ... More >>
The champs dish on the chumps.
A few ideas to better the event.
The Target Center could look this good.Out of the blue, we need to renovate the city-owned 21-year-old Target Center to the tune of $155 million? More seating options for sports and concerts, fancier entries, a few restaurants, and better accommodations for traveling acts are desperately needed ... More >>
A history of NBA glass.
Friends say Mike is a playful kid at heart
No teeth.The Timberwolves began the season with another revamped roster, promises of "progress," and early signs of hope. We figure that at this point, Kevin Love alone is worthy of being an All-Star. But the T-Wolves now own the NBA's second-worst record with the season more than a third g ... More >>
Milicic may prove the 'Wolves finest foreign-born player in team history.
Finally! After tons of build-up, Kanye's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is out in stores today. Here are eight reasons you should buy it immediately.
A slow start portends the expected.
A new season opens for the 'Wolves and sixth straight losing campaign appears inevitable.
Image via Sanford HealthWhat you'll see along with Target, Budweiser and other branding.Let's see if we have this right. The Minnesota Twins play at Target Field underneath a gargantuan Budweiser sign visible from the the entire neighborhood. They are surrounded by advertising logos inside ... More >>
The new Timberwolves uniformsThe Minnesota Timberwolves have unveiled their new uniforms and branding. The changes are minimal; maybe the biggest difference the fans will see will be a return to a traditional font for the jersey numbers. The green trim around the collar is also gone. All of w ... More >>
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 Buck Stops Here One moment you're calmly draining a pint at and watching the Milwaukee Bucks basketball game at a neighborhood pub--the next, two deer come crashing through the glass doors and stampede through the place. That's what happened yesterday in Menomonie, as reported by the AP:
Thanks to a 116-107 victory over your Wolves, Don Nelson now has more wins than any coach in NBA history.
The Timberwolves beat the Sacramento Kings, 108-99, for their first win in over a month.
The Timberwolves show signs of life against Phoenix, but drop their record-tying 16th straight.
The Nuggets sail past the Wolves. Frustration sets in.
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 Wolves win won at home, then lose one in Chicago. Plus, did David Kahn try to trade Al Jefferson?
The Wolves win back-to-back games. I'm serious.
The Wolves bumble; Corey Brewer puzzles.
It'll be a long time before the sting of these deaths fades.
The local stories of the Aughts that made us saddest.
The Wolves beat the Jazz, 108-101; Ryan Gomes has achieved total consciousness; Kevin Love returns.
The Wolves lose to Memphis, 97-95; Rudy Gay is a mystery wrapped in an enigma.
The Twin Cities dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away
The dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away.
The Rockets extend the T-Wolves losing streak to 11. No fun.
The Wolves lose to Portland, 107-84. We all search for glimmers of hope.
The T-Wolves get bloody. Plus, Antoine Walker is broke and Lebron James could be king of this chilly little town.
The Wolves lose 92-90. They tried real, real hard though.
The fleeting joy in Mudville
Or at least, Kevin Love thinks so...
Wolves fans have suffered enough. Take heart though: the playoffs are coming. And the playoffs are really awesome.
By "take two," I mean "win two basketball games." In a row! I'm serious!
The Wolves are almost unwatchable but March Madness is still the beer pong of basketball.
The Wolves lose to San Antonio and New Orleans on consecutive nights. But Kevin Love and Sebastian Telfair ain't shy.
The Wolves look relatively competitive in games against New York and Charlotte. More games against the Eastern Conference, please.