The NBA season is upon us. After a whirlwind of an offseason that featured a lot of all-stars moving teams, it will be interesting to see how the season shakes out. Here are some quick predictions. 1. East Playoff Teams: Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Indiana … Continue reading Quick Predictions for the 2017 NBA Season
The Minnesota Timberwolves messed up, and this time it surprisingly isn't basketball related. The Timberwolves are a franchise that have struggled ever since their inception. Over the past 28 seasons of Timberwolves basketball, the team has made the playoffs just eight times, in a league where over half of the teams make the playoffs. It's … Continue reading The Timberwolves Rebrand is a Missed Opportunity
Shabazz Muhammad is returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves on a 1 year deal for the veteran's minimum of $1.6 million. Muhammad was drafted by the Timberwolves in 2013. Muhammad was an unrestricted free agent after the 2016 season, and most expected him to leave the Wolves. However, it appears the market for Muhammad was much … Continue reading Shabazz Muhammad Returns to Timberwolves
A screenshot of NBA 2K18 has surfaced with what looks like a peak of the Minnesota Timberwolves new home uniforms. The picture came from a tweet from CNET's Twitter account promoting a story about the graphics in NBA 2K18. The tweet has since been deleted. The uniform is fairly unique as it contains stripes of … Continue reading Did CNET Just Leak the New Timberwolves Jerseys?
In April, the Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled their new logo, ushering in the start of a complete re-brand. The new logo featured a blue and gray wolf howling at a lime green star with a blue basketball as the background. The green in the new logo is much brighter and lighter than the previous forest green, … Continue reading The Timberwolves New Jerseys Might Be Hideous
Alexey Shved: a name that NBA fans may have been a bit too eager to forget. Shved spent three seasons in the NBA before heading back to Russia in 2015 for a deal that made him the highest paid player outside of the NBA. After picking up an MVP award in the VTB United League … Continue reading Alexey Shved Deserves a Return to the NBA
Tom Thibodeau is one of three men in the NBA with what many consider too much power: he is at the same time head coach and president of basketball operations. Thibodeau picks the roster he coaches, and that power is evident in his construction of the 2017 Minnesota Timberwolves. This summer, the Wolves have acquired … Continue reading The Tom Thibodeau Connection