Anthony Edwards is emerging as the Timberwolves not-so-secret superhero.
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.
Due to the dearth of quality teams in the Western Conference, the Wolves have a good chance of getting at least minimal postseason action. So enjoy the ride.
The key to the Wolves’ success this season may come down to how well Finch is able to fashion what he calls his “blended lineups.”
Welcome to the portion of the 2021-22 NBA season during which team rosters are strafed by a virus-variant sniper practicing guerrilla warfare on competent basketball.
Vando is becoming a feel-good exception to the franchise’s historic failure at developing role players.
More than a quarter of the way through the 2021-22 season, the Timberwolves’ offense is currently ranked 24th in the NBA. That’s not where this team was supposed to be.
Because the Wolves record is still a desultory 4-9, even die-hard fans have had trouble fully appreciating how overachieving the team’s defense has been.
After nine games, there is a growing realization that this Wolves outfit, perhaps more than any other, is corrosively affected by the franchise’s unparalleled legacy of losing.
Watching this team scrap and dig in to get stops during the first two weeks of the season has been a rare and rewarding experience, one that pleases the eye and warms the soul.
The box score proclaims that Karl-Anthony Towns had a fabulous game Monday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. But this is Karl-Anthony Towns, so it was not that simple.
Give Gersson Rosas his due: The Wolves head into Wednesday’s opening game of the 2021-22 NBA season in better shape, in both the short- and long-term, than they were when Rosas took over less than 30 months ago.
Welcome to the first step on what should be a thrilling — and expensive — road to relevance.
After years of disappointments, the Wolves are suddenly expected to make the playoffs this season. Should we believe the hype?
After a series of moves — including trading Ricky Rubio to Utah — the 2017-18 Timberwolves will be older, blunter, bruising, expensive and better.
Butler is the best player the Timberwolves have ever acquired via a trade in the 28-year history of the franchise — and an absolutely perfect fit given the team’s current circumstances.
Thibs, Wiggins and Towns are inextricably tied to each other. Can they synergize their extraordinary skills in a manner that elevates the Timberwolves?
A coach of Thibs’ pedigree deserves a season-long mulligan if it is prelude to the great leap forward. But that mulligan has eight games left. Then that vaunted reputation is on the clock.