Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves: Evaluating ESPN’s all-time Wolves lineup

ESPN released all-time starting lineups for each team this week. Did they get the group of Minnesota Timberwolves’ players right? We’ve looked at various all-time Minnesota Timberwolves lists here at Dunking With Wolves, but we have yet to try and boil things down to a starting five. This...

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15 hours ago, Dunking with Wolves, Minnesota Timberwolves

How To Make a Return To Play Work

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports Changes may need to be made to incentivize players. Let me just start with this — I do not envy the position Adam Silver currently finds himself in. Play has been suspended for over two months now, and while there is optimism building that the season will eventually...

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22 hours ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves: The NBA is probably going to return… in Orlando

The Minnesota Timberwolves have nothing to play for when the NBA season returns. That said, they will still likely have multiple games to play before it will be considered the offseason. According to Sports Illustrated, the NBA will play some regular-season games rather than skipping directly into the...

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Corner: Point Guard Edition

With the 2019-20 NBA season postponed, let’s look ahead at the point guard spot for the new-look Minnesota Timberwolves in 2020-21. The Minnesota Timberwolves finally have their point guard of the future. But that doesn’t mean they’ll avoid taking whomever they deem as the best player...

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Rewind: Draft profiles of current Wolves players

The first edition of our Minnesota Timberwolves’ draft rewind will take a look at the young players’ strengths, weaknesses, and player comparison heading into their respective drafts. One of the most difficult tasks for a front office executive is dealing with the draft, and Minnesota Timberwolves...

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Minnesota Timberwolves Roundup: D-Lo attends staff meeting and more

This edition of the Minnesota Timberwolves Roundup highlights what D-Lo has been up to, plus thoughts on the job Gersson Rosas is doing. We’re now at something like 11 weeks of no Minnesota Timberwolves basketball as part of the NBA’s hiatus, but who’s counting? The Wolves have been...

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Draft Radar Part Seven: Onyeka Okongwu

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Putting the microscope over the University of Southern California prospect. For better or worse, it seems like basketball is edging closer to a return. That means the Minnesota Timberwolves might just get back to the hardwood at some point, and there is a very high probability...

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2 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Daniel Oturu and Zeke Nnaji Film Review

David Berding-USA TODAY Sports Whenever the 2020 Draft happens, it is possible four Minnesota natives could be selected in the first round. Tyrell Terry (DeLaSalle) and Tre Jones (Apple Valley) are guards whose names have been populating mock drafts just outside of the lottery, while Daniel Oturu...

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2 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

The Failing Economics of Basketball Writing: Or, Living the Scab Life

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Grappling with our role in the decline in professional writing opportunities. The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the tidal wave that has been demolishing traditional and new sports media. Layoffs are a constant state of affairs, with high-profile...

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3 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves Roundup: Wolves leading NBA coronavirus study

The Minnesota Timberwolves are partnering with the Mayo Clinic to lead a new NBA coronavirus study, utilizing the expertise of executive Dr. Robby Sikka. When the Minnesota Timberwolves are at the forefront of the league’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s clear that things have changed...

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Grading the NBA Fantasy League’s Minnesota Timberwolves GM

Bleacher Report wrapped up its fake offseason with viceroy GMs for every team in the NBA last weekend. With the draft in the books, let’s evaluate the Minnesota Timberwolves’ offseason. Last week, our friends over at Bleacher Report kicked off a fun NBA Fantasy League idea, in which each...

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Timberwolves to reopen practice facility

The Timberwolves will become the 18th team known to have reopened its practice facility for individual workouts.

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Timberwolves to Reopen Practice Facility on Thursday

Photo by Steel Brooks for The Washington Post via Getty Images Players will officially be allowed back to Mayo Square for voluntary workouts. The Minnesota Timberwolves announced earlier today that beginning on Thursday, May 21, the team would be reopening their practice facility for voluntary workouts....

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4 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves to Open Team Facility for Individual Workouts Amid COVID-19

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they will reopen their practice facility for voluntary workouts beginning Thursday amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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4 days ago, Bleacher Report, Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves to open practice facility to players

After the Coronavirus situation put the NBA season in a full stop, the Minnesota Timberwolves are joining the list of teams that are opening their practice facilities to players. The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the opening of their practice facility to players on Wednesday Morning. Workouts will...

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4 days ago, Dunking with Wolves, Minnesota Timberwolves

The Timberwolves Case For and Against Drafting Anthony Edwards

Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports Buried in what appears to be an underwhelming 2020 Draft class lies what could become a franchise-altering question: Should the Timberwolves draft Anthony Edwards? Anthony Edwards is not the consensus top prospect in this 2020 Draft Class. In what will certainly be the...

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4 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves, Mayo Clinic Spearheading COVID-19 Antibody Testing in NBA

Dr. Robby Sikka, Minnesota Timberwolves Vice President of Basketball Performance and Technology, and the Mayo Clinic have partnered to lead "a league-wide study that aims to establish ...

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Minnesota Timberwolves: What is Jarrett Culver’s ideal role?

Last June, the Minnesota Timberwolves traded up in the draft to select Jarrett Culver No. 6 overall. The results have been mixed thus far, but what is his ideal role moving forward? Gersson Rosas was hired as Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations last May. The NBA draft was roughly...

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Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Draft Profile: Josh Green

The Minnesota Timberwolves need two-way wings and forwards, and with their second pick in the first round, they should have plenty of options. Josh Green is a first-round player that can have an immediate impact on any team that chooses to select him. He is a defense-first wing that can occasionally...

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5 days ago, Dunking with Wolves, Minnesota Timberwolves

Tuesday Cup of Canis: What to Expect If the NBA Comes Back

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports Who benefits and who does not from the long layoff? As more and more states take steps towards partially re-opening, it feels more and more likely that the 2019-20 NBA season will be completed in some form or fashion. The long layoff will surely benefit some teams...

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