The Three Pointer: Best Beats Worst By One

Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images) Game #42, Road Game #23: Minnesota 86, Boston 87 Season record: 7-35 1. KG In A Nutshell During the twelve years Kevin Garnett spent with the Timberwolves, a debate steadily escalated over his true value and place in the annals of the all-time great NBA […]

The Three Pointer: Not Enough Talent

AP Photo/Jim Mone Game #37, Home Game #18: Golden State 105, Minnesota 98 Season record: 5-32 1. Low IQ. Low skill level. Low chance of winning. All things being equal, the Minnesota Timberwolves without Randy Foye and Theo Ratliff, opposing the Golden State Warriors on a sub-zero January night having already clearly established themselves as […]

Abbreviated Trey: Still Going Down

Game #24, Home Game #12: Golden State 111, Minnesota 98 Season Record: 3-21 First, a confession: An interview for another story I’m working on lasted much longer than anticipated, and as it turned out, I walked into Target Center at halftime, with the Wolves holding an 8-point lead. Thus, I only saw the collapse and […]