Tag: Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio and new head coach Chris Finch have a quick on-court discussion during the T-Wolves’ recent losing streak. (Image: Dave Algonquin/Getty)

Keep Fading the Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets?

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Houston Rockets each have one last chance to end a losing streak before the NBA All-Star Break. The Timberwolves, the worst team in the NBA, are riding a nine-game losing streak. The Rockets, the second-worst team in the Western Conference, saw their skid reach 12 […]

Ryan Saunders was the youngest head coach in the NBA at 32-years old when the Minnesota Timberwolves promoted him in 2019. (Image: Nam Y. Huh/AP)

Minnesota Timberwolves Suck Again, Fire Head Coach Ryan Saunders

The Minnesota Timberwolves are the worst team in the NBA with a 7-24 record, so the front office needed a scapegoat and fired head coach Ryan Saunders. The Timberwolves hired offensive guru Chris Finch from the Toronto Raptors in hopes that he can make the T-Wolves great again. But like […]

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards elevates for a dunk against Toronto Raptors forward Yuta Watanabe at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Image: David Sherman/Getty)

Dunk of the Year: Rookie Anthony Edwards Thunderous Thrown Down (Video)

It’s only the mid-point of the season, but Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards pretty much locked up the NBA Dunk of the Year when he posterized Yuta Watanabe from the Toronto Raptors. It’s been an ugly season and winter of discontent with the last-place Timberwolves. Edwards, the #1 overall pick […]

Georgia super frosh Anthony Edwards became the #1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Image: AP)

No Surprises in NBA Draft, Anthony Edwards Goes No. 1

The 2020 NBA Draft, at least the lottery portion of it, stuck close to the script and followed the consensus projection in numerous mock drafts. As expected, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Anthony Edwards with the #1 pick. Edwards, a shooting guard from Georgia, became the 11th straight one-and-done collegiate player […]

Minnesota Timberwolves secure #1 pick in NBA Draft for second time in draft history. (Image: AP)

Minnesota Timberwolves Hit Lottery, Land No. 1 Pick in 2020 NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves had the second-worst record (19-45) in the NBA during the pandemic-shortened 2019-20 season, but the T-Wolves hit the lottery on Thursday, securing the #1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. The T-Wolves also have the #17 pick in the upcoming draft for a total of two first-rounders […]

Minnesota Timberwolves center, Karl-Anthony Towns, during a loss against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center in Denver. (Image: Jordan Johnson/Getty)

Keep Fading the Minnesota Timberwolves? Losing Skid Hits 12

The Minnesota Timberwolves (15-34) have now lost 12 games in a row. Their current losing streak began shortly after the Timberwolves went on an 0-11 stretch at the start of December. Only three other teams in the NBA have a worse record. Fans hope a recent trade will turn the […]

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic fades away for a game-winning jump shot against the Timberwolves in Minnesota. (Image: Dave Berding/USA Today Sports)

Nikola Jokic Hits Back-to-Back Game Winners for Denver Nuggets (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets center, Nikola Jokic, hit a game winner on Friday to lift the Nugs 100-97 over the Philadelphia 76ers and complete a 21-point comeback in the fourth quarter. On Sunday evening, Jokic knocked down a fadeaway jumper in overtime to secure a 100-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Two […]

The Denver Nuggets power duo Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic during the 2019 NBA Playoffs. (Image: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

NBA Northwest Preview: Triple Title Threat with Portland, Denver, and Utah

Pretty much every preview of the Northwest will mention that it’s the toughest division in the NBA. Three excellent teams are slugging it out for first place in the Northwest among the Portland Trailblazers, Denver Nuggets, and Utah Jazz. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder are in rebuilding mode after breaking […]

AD not a happy camper. Photo: USNews

Disgruntled NBA Free Agents: Why So Much Discontent?

“We sucked. Nobody was interested in playing.” Those were post-game words from Anthony Davis in February, after his New Orleans Pelicans were crushed 118-88 by the Orlando Magic. Nevermind that Davis produced a grand total of 3 points in just 21 minutes of floor time. These words of frustration came […]