Wolves Updates 12-26

Click here for the forum’s thread for tonight’s game at New York Game previews: Associated Press Mark Wollemann/Star Tribune From Joshua Robinson/New York Times: But the Knicks’ schedule, which had been so unkind in the last 10 days with road games against the Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers, may be extending them a hand. […]

Wolves Updates 12-25

Chris McCosky/The Detroit News on Flip Saunders: Of the six teams that have fired coaches already — Minnesota, Oklahoma City, Washington, Toronto, Philadelphia and Sacramento — the Kings, Timberwolves and 76ers are expected to recruit Saunders the hardest. What would make him come back this season? Saunders didn’t say, but he would be hard-pressed to […]

Happy Holidays!!! (And Fun With Haikus)

I just wanted to say Happy Holidays everyone! (and Merry Christmas if that’s your thing!) Have a happy time off with your families, and travel SAFE if you have to drive. Those are the most important things. Hopefully the Wolves can get a win soon, somehow (before 2009 at least!) Over in the TWolvesBlog forums, […]

Wolves Updates 12-24

From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: It might sound like an oxymoron, but Wolves coach Kevin McHale is looking to his two oldest players to bring some energy to the team. That’s one of the reasons why Kevin Ollie (35) will start at point guard tonight at San Antonio and why McHale used forward Mark Madsen (32) […]

Wolves 93, Spurs 99

Wolves record: 4-23 Wolves losing streak: 13 Box Score From Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune: Their losing streak reached 13 games — three away from a club record — with Tuesday’s 99-93 defeat at San Antonio, where the Spurs built in the game’s first eight minutes a 13-point lead from which the Wolves never quite recovered. The […]

Miller out, Ollie to start

From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: Shooting guard Mike Miller, who sprained his right ankle for the second time this month in Saturday night’s 109-102 loss to Houston, did not accompany the Timberwolves to San Antonio for tonight’s game against the Spurs. From Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune: Veteran Kevin Ollie will start at point guard with Randy Foye […]

Wolves Updates 12-23

Click here for the forum’s thread on tonight’s game at San Antonio Game Previews: Associated Press The Star Tribune From Brian Stensaas/Star Tribune: McHale also said today that Sebastian Telfair’s return to the lineup is coming. Telfair has not played a second in the Wolves past two games. Sounds like Kevin Ollie’s presence at point […]

Wolves Updates 12-22

From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: Shooting guard Mike Miller received treatment on his sprained right ankle today, but the Wolves said he underwent no additional tests. His status remains day-to-day. From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: Kevin Love wasn’t injured Saturday, but the Wolves’ rookie forward might be suffering from a bruised ego. Love played a season-low seven […]

Wolves Updates 12-21

From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: They also lost shooting guard Mike Miller when he reinjured his right ankle with 6 minutes, 44 seconds to play in the first quarter of a 109-102 loss to the Houston Rockets. That’s the same ankle that cost Miller four games earlier this month, and Wolves coach Kevin McHale said, “Mike […]

Wolves 102, Rockets 109

Wolves record: 4-22 Box Score From Jon Krawczynski/Associated Press: Tracy McGrady scored 23 points and the Houston Rockets made 12 3-pointers to hand the Timberwolves their 12th straight loss, 109-102 on Saturday night… Dwarfed by Yao Ming on the block, Jefferson turned it into a mismatch in Minnesota’s favor with 34 points, 13 rebounds and […]

Wolves Updates 12-20 Part 2

From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: At a listed 6-10, Wolves center Al Jefferson is giving up eight inches to Yao, but McHale said few teams can match up with a player that size. “I’ve often said that unless you have a guy 7-3, if you’re a post guy and you’re being guarded by a guy 6-2 […]

Wolves Updates 12-20

Click here for the forum’s thread on tonight’s game against Houston Game Previews Associated Press Brian Stensaas/Star Tribune From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: Collins had a long talk after practice with McHale, who said he wants to use this tough part of the schedule to indoctrinate his young players on what it takes to play in […]

Wolves Updates 12-19 Part 2

Jonah Ballow/Timberwolves site talks to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. JB: Ok Chris, let’s move to Minnesota here where I cover the Timberwolves on a nightly basis. Obviously the team is going through some struggles right now, but Al Jefferson has been consistent all year scoring 20 points, 10 boards, he really does it in a variety […]

Wolves Updates 12-19

From Don Seeholzer/Pioneer Press: Desperate for a win after a 4-21 start, the Wolves did what many losing teams do Thursday and held a players-only meeting. With players forced to attend an NBA-mandated media training session after practice, details were scarce, but the theme seemed to be to hang together and things are bound to […]

Wolves Updates 12-18 Part 2

From Dave Campbell/Associated Press: Customer apathy is a dangerous development in the unforgiving, multimillion-dollar world of pro sports. An ovation for a player on the visiting team, even of James’ caliber, is a sign of just that. The Timberwolves, after falling to the Cavaliers 93-70 and running their losing streak to 11 games, aren’t only […]