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Charlie Johnson

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Charlie is a Timberwolves contributor for ZoneCoverage. Formerly, he wrote about the Wolves for SB Nation, and before that, fervently supported Johny Flynn.

JOHNSON: The Timberwolves Need to Let Dario Šarić Breathe

When Jimmy Butler being traded became an inevitability, the most pressing question facing the Minnesota Timberwolves was about what sort of return they could...

Adapting on the Court Without Jimmy Butler

Five hundred and six days ago -- draft night 2017 -- Timberwolves coach and president Tom Thibodeau executed a landmark trade to acquire Jimmy...

Karl-Anthony Towns and the Wolves’ Second Unit

“General soreness” was the reason announced for Jimmy Butler’s sudden absence from Wednesday’s game against the Utah Jazz. Following Sunday night’s enveloping defeat to the...

Brandon “Hood” Caicedo is T-Wolves Gaming’s Inaugural Star

Brandon Caicedo averaged 29.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game last season. Now, he's a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves organization. It's...

JOHNSON: The Wolves Bench is Keeping Things Close

On March 26 last spring – 16 days before the Timberwolves’ 2017-18 regular season came to an end – Jeff Teague addressed the media...

Breaking Down the Wolves’ Schedule and Season Opener

Through five preseason contests, Tom Thibodeau’s Timberwolves did little to inspire hope for a successful regular season to come. Not only did Jimmy Butler’s devious...

Can Karl-Anthony Towns’ Production Rise in a Perimeter-Driven Offense?

After scoring just eight points on nine field-goal attempts during his first career postseason outing last spring – a 104-101 loss to the Houston...

Talent and Chemistry: Contrasting Preseason Predictions For the Timberwolves

Earlier this month, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released its 2018-19 win total lines on every NBA franchise. For some, this is an opportunity...

A Conversation About the Unique Structure of Divisions in the NBA

When the NBA returned to Charlotte in 2004-05 – making the Bobcats the league’s 30th team – it simultaneously reconstituted its divisional structure. Before...

Keita Bates-Diop: A Befitting Name for a Unique Individual

Cheikh Anta Diop was a 20th-century scholar of African culture born in the Diourbel Region of French Senegal. He devoted his life to studying...