The Three Pointer: Flat

Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images) Game #59, Home Game #32: Charlotte 109, Minnesota 89 Season Record: 12-47 1. Getting the Message It is just early March, with more than a fourth of the season’s games still to play, but the Minnesota Timberwolves are counting ping pong balls a lot more […]

The Three Pointer: Better Than Philly

Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images) Game #52, Home Game #27: Philadelphia 88, Minnesota 104 Season record: 11-41 1. Spread the Credit It’s been a habit of these three-pointers to isolate players for individual praise or criticism, rearranging members of the roster like pieces in a jigsaw puzzle that someday will […]

The Three Pointer: Ongoing Progress

Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images) Game # 47, Home Game #23: Houston 92, Minnesota 86 Season record: 10-37 1. Telfair and Jaric Stake Their Claims It may be a long time before Randy Foye earns the starting point guard position. The blueprint has it that Foye will be at […]

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: A Big Easy

Road Game #5: Minnesota 103, New Orleans 94 Season record: 2-10 1. Revolt of the Back-Up Point Guards While would-be Wolves cornerstones Al Jefferson, Rashad McCants and Ryan Gomes had performances ranging from disappointing to dreadful, the squad bagged its first road win primarily on the strength of the inexplicably calm, capable, and confident duo […]