Beef up the frontcourt, accelerate the development of future cornerstone players — and ensure a unified chain of command.
Next week: three proactive measures that should be undertaken in order to better weather upcoming seasons. But for now, let’s savor the charm of this season.
Breaking down the things that will go a long way in determining how soon this eminently enjoyable season comes to a close.
Before we anticipate the rest of the series, it’s worth taking a minute to appreciate Saturday night’s special win.
Despite the Grizzlies’ lofty credentials, all season long the Wolves have been remarkably confident about how they match up with their first-round playoff opponent.
Beat the Clippers and the Wolves are the seventh seed. Lose to the Clips but beat the winner of the Pelicans-Spurs game and they are the eighth seed. Lose both games and their season is over.
Less than a week ago, shreds of optimism about this team could still be clutched as viable keepsakes. Now?
Without squeezing the most production possible out of their most athletic player, the Wolves are in jeopardy of having their thus-far glorious season end in relative disappointment.
Put simply, there is plenty of evidence to bolster the belief that the Wolves can not only survive but thrive in the the final three-and-a-half weeks of the season.
Monte will appear at the State Theatre on Saturday night, part of her current tour with an eight-piece band in support of “Portas,” her first solo album in ten years.
The phrase, “crazy like a fox,” was seemingly coined for Beverley, whose motivation is sourced in mania — and channeled with the precision of a civil engineer.
They will play a two-night stand at The Palace Thursday and Friday night, with saxophonist Nubya Garcia as the noteworthy opener.
Welcome to the first Timberwolves mailbag, in which Britt Robson answers your questions regarding the ongoing evolution of the local pro hoops teams.
You don’t have to know Finch and Nori very well to realize they are kindred spirits, both temperamentally and analytically.
After sky-high expectations and an inevitable first crisis of confidence, McDaniels seems to be blossoming into the player the Wolves need him to be.
On Thursday, the Wolves let the trade deadline pass without any changes to the roster. For once, that decision was instituted from a position of relative strength — a rarity for this franchise under most any circumstances.
The Wolves have become a team of engaged players who genuinely pull for each other — and they are growing in confidence with each passing victory.
Karl-Anthony Towns hasn’t been given enough credit for the accommodations he has made to change the way the Wolves have played this season.