Keys To the Wolf Den: Kevin Love, Defense, and the Triangle

December 6th, 2009 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
Over the last four games, the Wolves have scored at a respectable 50 percent from the field, resulting in winning two games out of four. Fifteen losses in a row according to ESPN put the Wolves on a "worst team of all time" delicacy...cough, cough.

Yet how do they retaliate to defeat the Denver Nuggets ending a 17 game winning streak for the Nuggets at the Pepsi Center, challenge the Memphis Grizzlies, and defeat the Utah Jazz on the Wolves home court in which they lost 9 games straight previous to that respective victory.?

If you could sum the answer up into one word, the word probably would babble Webster himself. Their are many reasons that the Wolves have had better success over the last four games.

The Triangle Offense

Watching a young inexperienced team starting to click really is starting to show me, as well as the world, how to play basketball. The basis of the triangle offense is that so everyone touches the ball, and it's reacting off the defense. In other words, utilizing what the defense gives you.

This could explain why seven Wolves scored in double digits last night. This can also explain why Corey Brewer mig ...

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