With the blockbuster trade now finalized, there will be plenty of time to get excited about the new batch of young, athletic Timberwolves, headlined by top draft choice Andrew Wiggins, who will be publicly introduced to Minnesota by Flip Saunders during a press conference at the State Fair tomorrow. ... More >>
As Roger Daltrey of The Who once said, "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss..."Yesterday, Flip Saunders -- the winningest, longest-tenured coach in Timberwolves history -- hired himself to become the new-old coach of the team. That's possible because Saunders was hired last summer by Glen Taylor ... More >>
1. Child is father to the man 2. Snuffed out. 3. A class act and an annoying facade.
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.
Griffin's new mentor, Garnett's new protégé
Will a healthy Wolves roster take the team forward or backward?
On the brink of the playoffs, the Wolves' brain trust breaks down the best season in franchise history
Why Fred Hoiberg is so valuable to the Timberwolves
We used to be patient Wolves fans, but things have changed.
The future is now
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.
What the Wolves could and should do to improve
Reasons to hope for, but not expect a first-round upset
It's Crunch Time for the Wolves
Wally Szczerbiak, ESPN The Magazine, and team chemistry
The Wolves show signs of tenacity
Terrell Brandon's season-ending injury may have come just in the nick of time
The T-Wolves are scoring more points, but that's not why they've won ten consecutive games
Despite the best start in franchise history, the Wolves are staring down a long winter
If the Wolves get past the first round of the playoffs, they...could...go...most of...the way!
Coach Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves' turnaround
Everything's going the Timberwolves' way. But is everything enough?
Terrell Brandon isn't a great fit for the team--but that doesn't mean the Wolves can't make the best of it
Joe Smith slowly returns to 100 percent--and the Wolves ponder where to play him
With no inside penetration, the Wolves go up and down
The T-Wolves may well land in the playoffs again, but 2000's still a rebuilding year
The flaws of the Marbury-less Wolves are becoming more and more evident, especially in the paint
The Timberwolves have ratcheted up their game where it counts
This truncated season is a turning point in Timberwolves history
As the Wolves hide the holes in their lineup, the wins start to pile up.
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.
Whether the 1996-97 Timberwolves will make their perennially promised leap forward depends in large measure on the chemistry between three of the team's key pairings: Kevin McHale and Flip Saunders; Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury; and Tom Gugliotta and
Getting The Point
The Timberwolves--for years the lowliest franchise in professional sports--may see their way out of the wilderness at last. But not this year.