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La Pistola Pt. 4: Ricky Rubio Needs the NBA and the Timberwolves To Get Better

January 8th, 2011
Insiders tell me that Ricky Rubio just might be bored with playing overseas, and frankly I don't blame him. For a guy that has played in a professional league since he was 14 (20 years of age), playing with nothing but the best players can get boring. Being so ...

David Kahn: "It’s Time To Change the Culture of the Minnesota Timberwolves"

December 28th, 2010
The Minnesota Timberwolves just won back to back games for the second time this season, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New Orleans Hornets. While the Cavaliers game was an ugly win, the New Orleans Hornets game gave a clear flash as to what kind of team the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

Minnesota Timberwolves: 30 Games in, the T-Wolves Coaching Staff in Question

December 25th, 2010
Your only good as your last game, and your team is as good as your weakest link. The Minnesota Timberwolves are currently 6-24, good for the 2nd worst in the league only to the Sacramento Kings. The Minnesota Timberwolves are once again the worst defensive team in the league by ...

Minnesota Timberwolves Will Give Martell “Webster” a True Definition

December 6th, 2010
"I'm not one-dimensional," he said. "I finally get to showcase to myself—not to anybody else, but to myself—what I am able to do. ... I wasn't able to do it in Portland. I want to get off to a good start. I want to show my ability to ...

Darko Milicic’s Story… And His Possibilities As an Upcoming Center

December 2nd, 2010
If you are going to say something about 7 years ago, if your going to mention the words LeBron, Wade, or Melo or Bosh, click the back button right now as it has been said for 7 years already. ESPN said that Darko is playing like a near All-Star. Fantasy ...

Michael Beasley: Alpha Wolf Is Still Years Away From Being a Marquee Player

November 23rd, 2010
The Minnesota Timberwolves have two promising stars in Kevin Love and Michael Beasley. On one hand, you have the game's best rebounder, and another you have a hybrid offensive machine. The best part is that they are both under the age of 22. Promising yes. Flawless? No way in basketball heaven ...

Kevin Durant: ‘Darko Milicic Is One of the Best Centers in the NBA’

November 23rd, 2010
Did a NBA MVP candidate utter the words Darko Milicic is one of the best centers in the NBA? What in the world would make a player of Durant's caliber say things about the biggest colossal bust ever in NBA history? Did KD just hit his head? Did Darko knock ...

Superman and Batman? Minnesota Timberwolves’ Beasley and Love Evaluation

November 17th, 2010
The Wolves have won 2 games back to back due to some amazing performances by Michael Beasley and Kevin Love. Beasley has scored relentlessly, and Kevin Love put up 31 points and 31 rebounds against the New York Knicks in one of the most epic comebacks in recent history. Kevin Love ...

Minnesota Timberwolves: Kevin Love Franchise Status and Patience in Development

November 10th, 2010
The Minnesota Timberwolves played the Los Angeles Lakers last night, and they came out successful despite a loss. Yes, I am pretty sure that the L.A Lakers played lackadaisical. But considering the fact that Kobe took over 25 shots, I'm not exactly sure that he was in it for fun. The Wolves ...

Beast Mode: The Beast in Michael Beasley Is Going To Howl for Timberwolves Soon

November 2nd, 2010
Michael Beasley is averaging around 14 points this season. He's playing out of position at small forward, he continues to be doubted as a star caliber player in the NBA, he's continually dogged for being unfocused and yet I think there's a great indication that Beasley is going to blossom ...