Passion and Patience: Your 2014-15 Timberwolves Season Preview

    “Passion has little to do with euphoria and everything to do with patience. It is not about feeling good. It is about endurance. Like patience, passion comes from the same Latin root: pati. It does not erase debt mean to flow with exuberance. It means to suffer.”  -Mark Z. Danielewski, “House of Leaves” More than …read in detail

New Impressions of an Old Offense

In my latest over at A Wolf Among Wolves, I break down the above video and discuss how the Timberwolves will shoot a lot of midrange jumpers in 2014-15. Analytical trends in the NBA show that midrange shots are the least efficient in basketball, yet Flip Saunders’ track record as a coach suggests they’ll still …read in detail

Make or Miss Podcast with Seth Partnow

Last week, I joined fellow Hardwood Paroxysm member Seth Partnow on his ‘Make or Miss’ podcast to talk about the Kevin Love trade from a Minnesota perspective, as well as to break down how Love will do in Cleveland and where the Timberwolves will go from here. Seth is a talented writer whose ‘Wire’-themed blog …read in detail

Freaks and Fried Alligator

  Despite my disdain for consumerism, large crowds, unruly children and price gouging, I made my way to the Minnesota State Fair today because that’s where the Timberwolves were introducing four of their newest acquisitions: Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, personal micro loans Thaddeus Young and Zach LaVine. I wrote about the experience over at A Wolf Among Wolves: …read in detail