Musings of a Wolves Fan… (12/30/08)

Musings of a Wolves Fan (12.30.08)   vs. Dallas Mavericks       Season Record: 6-25 Wolves 100 – Dallas Mavericks 107   Click HERE for our TWB Forum Discussion Thread   Epic.  Monster. Collapse.   How else would you describe what happened in the second half of tonight’s “game” versus the Dallas Mavericks?  I […]

Hartman interview with Robson

Chad Hartman/KFAN had Britt Robson on air with him yesterday afternoon. Click here to listen to the interview. Some of the highlights: Robson on O.J. Mayo: Said he was a little let down because of all the hype, but that he’s a “heck of a player” and could be a cornerstone player. On Kevin Love: […]

Wolves Updates 12-31

The Brent Barry Ticket Experiment comes to Minneapolis. (Click here to read more about Barry’s attempt to provide two tickets to random fans for every Rockets road game this season.) The Timberwolves don’t rate above a holiday party these days, apparently, since that was the excuse two different people gave for not taking up Barry […]

Wolves 100, Mavericks 107

Wolves record: 6-25 Box Score Eddie Sefko/Dallas Morning News game recap Jeff Caplan/Star-Telegram game recap From Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune: Never before in their mostly ignominious 20-season history has a Wolves team blown a lead as big as the 29-point one they gave away in the final 22 minutes. Leading 70-41 with 94 seconds gone in […]

Blogger MVP/ROY Rankings – Edition 4

Blogging + Ranking Things in Lists = Awesomness. The Fourth Edition of the Blogger MVP/ROY Rankings is being hosted by   They are a great blog, so make sure to check them out.  You should know the drill with the rankings and all the business by now, so quit wasting your time with my needless chatter […]

Wolves Updates 12-30

  Click here for the forum’s thread for tonight’s game at Dallas Game previews: Associated Press Eddie Sefko/Dallas Morning News Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune From the Associated Press: Reporters posed several questions to Mayo and Love about their first NBA meeting and the fallout from their draft-day swap, but both played it down. “Get it out […]

Wolves 108, Grizzlies 98 OT

Wolves record: 6-24 Box Score Ronald Tillery/Memphis Commercial Appeal game recap   From Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune: Kevin Love challenged O.J. Mayo in the first professional meeting of two collegiate rivals swapped for each other at midnight on NBA draft night last summer, and Mayo answered. But the Timberwolves and Al Jefferson ultimately prevailed, winning 108-98 […]

Wolves Updates 12-29 Part 2

HoopsAddict hosts the latest edition of the Carnival of the NBA. This edition is a roundup of the biggest hoops stories of 2008.   Jonah Ballow/Timberwolves site posts shootaround audio from O.J. Mayo that includes the player discussing the draft day trade that sent him to Memphis and his thoughts on tonight’s game.   From […]

Wolves Updates 12-29

Click here for the forum’s thread for tonight’s game against Memphis Game previews: Associated Press Ronald Tillery/Memphis Commercial Appeal Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune on the Love/Mayo trade: Early leader in the clubhouse: Memphis, by a mile. It’s only two months in, but Mayo is the leading scorer among rookies with a 20.1-point average in 37.9 minutes […]

Wolves Updates 12-28

From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: Rookie forward Kevin Love had another quiet game for the Wolves, grabbing 10 rebounds but scoring just five points on 2-of-4 shooting in more than 20 minutes. Love did turn in one highlight-reel play, however, dunking over Howard and hitting the ensuing free throw to pull Minnesota into a 50-50 tie […]

Wolves 94, Magic 118

Wolves record: 5-24 Boxscore From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: One night after ending a 13-game losing streak, the Wolves spotted the Orlando Magic a 17-2 lead and were outscored 39-20 in the fourth quarter of a 118-94 loss at Target Center. Coach Kevin McHale, 1-9 since replacing the fired Randy Wittman, summed up his team’s night […]

Wolves Updates 12-27 Part 2

From Benjamin Polk/City Pages: Even McCants’s own teammates, normally unwilling to cast blame, could be heard quite audibly and publicly venting their frustration at McCants’s rotten play and bratty attitude. It had become more and more apparent that McCants’s tenure with the team was coming to a close and that a trade was eminent. But […]

Wolves Updates 12-27

Click here for the forum’s thread for tonight’s game against Orlando Game previews: Associated Press Star Tribune From Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune: Veteran Mike Miller didn’t accompany the team to New York and missed his second consecutive game after reinjuring his sprained ankle Saturday against Houston. McHale said he “wouldn’t be surprised” if Miller was ready […]

Wolves 120, Knicks 107

Wolves record: 5-23 Box Score Game recaps: Alan Hahn/Newsday Joshua Robinson/New York Times From Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune: Sebastian Telfair came home for the holidays Friday night and helped deliver a 120-107 victory at New York that ended the Timberwolves’ losing streak at 13 games and 28 days. From forgotten to unforgettable, Telfair’s 20-point, eight-assist, 31-minute […]

Three Cheers for Mailbags

Invitation to the Mailbag Party… Time for the next TWolvesblog Open Mailbag for anyone that is interested in sending any questions and/or thoughts, and I’ll anwer them as soon as I get a sufficient amount of submissions. Don’t be afraid to send stuff in (I don’t want to have to make stuff up!) Heck, I […]