Never in their history had the Lynx put as many talented players in the street as they did this past week.
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.
There was plenty to hate about the Wolves’ performance Thursday night. But there were a few things to like, too.
What exactly happened on Saturday?
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.
As long as he’s here, it’s clear Correa wants to make an impact, and not just with his bat and glove.
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.