Wolves firm up roster; and the hot Cubs-Brewers rivalry

Wolves Sign Telfair and Gomes Both of these deals are far better news than the earlier locking up of Craig Smith for two years. Although the Wolves now have 15 guys under contract for the coming year, Telfair is the only one who could accurately be described as a point guard. Randy Foye is a […]

Recent Hoops News

Timberwolves Resign Craig Smith This thoroughly minor signing justifiably barely caused a flutter league-wide in the NBA, but smart Wolves fans have a right to wonder why it happened. The Rhino is an undersized power forward on a ballclub that just drafted an undersized center and traded for a journeyman legit center to pair alongside […]

The Three Pointer: Unprepared

Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images) Game #77, Road Game #38: Minnesota 119, Charlotte 121 Season Record: 19-58 1. Plenty of Blame To Go Around Coach Randy Wittman thought the Minnesota Timberwolves came to play without passion or commitment tonight on the road against Charlotte, and he was spot-on. I wasn’t […]

The Three Pointer: Bad Loss, Good Loss

Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images) Game #35, Road Game #18: Minnesota 82, Houston 113 Game #36, Road Game #19: Minnesota 88, San Antonio 105 Season record: 5-31 1. The Emergence of Gomes Let’s begin with the good news. In terms of being a complete, synergistic basketball player working to […]

The Three Pointer: Off the Schneid

Game #34, Home Game #17: Miami 91, Minnesota 101 Season record: 5-29 1. The Importance of Glue Other players scored more points, grabbed more rebounds, doled out more assists, and generally exerted a higher-profile on tonight’s rare Wolves victory than the two glue guys I consider to be most crucial to the win, Ryan Gomes […]