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.
This weekend’s NCAA Women’s Final Four at the Target Center will be the first since the Kaplan Report came out, and we’re already seeing some of the report’s suggestions implemented.
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.
What is beyond debate, according coaches with decades on the Minnesota basketball scene, is that state-produced talent is better and deeper than ever.
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.
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.
Chad Salmela, a former U.S. national team biathlete who coaches cross country and track at the College of St. Scholastica, is one of many NBC Olympics analysts calling events off a TV monitor half a world away from China.
Committee Vice Chair Jason Rarick (R-Pine City) says he’ll ask the University of Minnesota Regents to appoint a commission to review the U’s rationale, restore the programs and make them viable. But legislators can only ask: the Regents are under no obligation to comply.
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.
Anthony Edwards is emerging as the Timberwolves not-so-secret superhero.
Last month, Kristen Hayden, a former diver at the University of Minnesota, won the mixed synchronized 3-meter springboard at the USA Diving Winter Nationals.
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 renovated facilities at the National Sports Center bring the women’s program more in line with what USA Hockey provides its men’s National Team Development Program for high school aged up-and-comers in Plymouth, Mich.
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.”