Butler’s demand hurt the team. They became disjointed and distracted and started losing. Case in point: The Wolves slipped to 4-9, including five consecutive losses and being 0-8 on the road.
For the first time in years, the Timberwolves had two-players selected; Towns played well in the game, and Butler did not play at all. The fact that the two guys took separate flights to and from the All-Star game speaks to the seriousness of their issues with each other.
The 2017-18 Minnesota Timberwolves most likely have completed their exit interviews as they hang up their uniforms for the year. They ended an NBA-longest 13-season playoff drought with a 1-4 first-round exit loss to Houston. That should’ve left a bad taste in the players’ collective mouths, not a ‘Well, we made it’ hangover. Increasing regular […]
After the Timberwolves made the playoffs — the team’s first playoff appearance in 14 years — Larry Fitzgerald caught up with five-time NBA champion and ex-New York Knicks Coach, Derek Fisher.
Rockets lead series 3-1 When you play a great team in the playoffs, you cannot lose your focus and concentration. You can’t miss free throws, and you must protect the basketball and value every possession. Houston led the NBA in the regular season with a 65-17 record and they believe they can win the NBA […]
The Minnesota Timberwolves came away with a 112-106 overtime victory against Denver Nuggets last night to advance to the playoffs — the team’s first playoff appearance in 14 years. Below, find audio of Larry Fitzgerald’s interview with coach Tom Thibodeau, who talks about the victory and what’s next for the team as they prepare to play […]
Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, Minnesota’s own, is the most no-secret-here popular owner in town. He owns the Star Tribune newspaper also. Since he has owned the Timberwolves, however, it’s been hit and miss. What have you done lately? Thirteen years in a row the team has missed the playoffs while his investment in the team […]
Believe it: As we close out the month of November, the NBA has already played one-quarter of their season. It’s not a Major League Baseball (MLB) 162-game marathon. It’s the next best thing — 82 games mid-October to late April. This is the earliest start to an NBA season ever with not as many dreaded back-to-back […]
Based mainly on their off-season moves, nearly everybody is talking about the Minnesota Timberwolves, currently sustaining the NBA’s longest non-playoff streak — 13 years. From Hall of Famers to former NBA players and coaches to current network game analysts, the consensus is that the local men’s pro basketball team will finally break through this season. […]
Nobody has done more to improve their roster than the Minnesota Timberwolves since Golden State captured their second NBA title in June over Cleveland. After the team finished 31-51, missing the playoffs for the 13th consecutive season, Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden took their time, rolled up their sleeves, and worked the system. Suddenly the […]