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Soothsaying the Washington Wizards: What the offseason holds and whether this was all a mirage

From 5/17/2014: Could the Wizards’ run become a double-edged sword, raising expectations for a team with a young loans for people with ccjs core who achieved more than they were expected to achieve? Answering that question is entirely dependent on what you think of their future, which is a bit cloudy, to say the least. Questions about Randy Wittman’s contract …read in detail

Love Before and After

Exploring three misconceptions about new Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love

From 9/26/2014: From the moment the Minnesota Timberwolves made the unwise decision to withhold a max five-year offer to Kevin Love, there was chatter about where he’d play next, because he consolidated loan calculator clearly wasn’t long for Minnesota. Few things move the needle like speculating about player movement, and due to Love’s unsettled circumstances, he was on everyone’s …read in detail

ILLMATIC

The World is Yours

From 1/8/2015: Suns 113, Timberwolves 111 Down two points with 5.5 seconds to go, Thad Young rebounded a missed Isaiah Thomas free throw, pushed the ball up the floor, passed it to Chase Budinger, who darted diagonally across center court from left to right, ultimately finding Andrew Wiggins for a good look from the right wing with …read in detail

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Janus

From 1/2/2015: Kings 110, Timberwolves 107 Contrary to popular belief, the month of January is not named after the Roman deity Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions, who is often depicted with two faces because he’s able to see both the past and the future. It’s a shame, too, because it’d be so poetic. New …read in detail

Kurt-Vonnegut

The kinds of things you can’t see from the center

From 12/11/14: Timberwolves 90, Blazers 82 In sharp contrast to Rick Adelman’s consistent, almost robotic management of rotations and lack of proactive strategic innovation over the past three years, Flip Saunders is pushing himself and his team to the edge of what they can do by employing a variety of aggressive tactics. Playing Portland straight up, …read in detail