Chelanga Langason is a youth worker, a musician, and most importantly a Timberwolves fan. He's been obsessed with the Timberwolves since 2012. Zone Coverage is Chelanga's first writing gig. You can hear more of his incredible takes on the CnD NBA Podcast available on all streaming platforms. @Chelangason on Twitter
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“Old Wolves Energy” Returned Against New Orleans
By Chelanga Langason - Oct 26, 2021
I’ve kicked a lot of habits in my life. I quit buying so many shoes online. I quit eating animal products. I even quit smoking cigarettes. But […]
Can Minnesota’s Big 3 Earn Respect Around the League?
By Chelanga Langason - Oct 21, 2021
The Minnesota Timberwolves season opener against the Houston Rockets took place in front of a less-than-capacity Target Center, but the verve of the crowd was more than […]
Can the Wolves Navigate the Western Conference’s Middle Class?
By Chelanga Langason - Oct 18, 2021
Figuratively speaking, the middle class of the NBA has boomed. Thus, stratification becomes incredibly difficult for large swaths of teams within the Western Conference. While I find […]
McKinley Wright Has NBA DNA
By Chelanga Langason - Oct 16, 2021
It started for me at the Twin Cities ProAm (TCPA) this summer. I made the pilgrimage to Minnehaha Academy to watch Josh Okogie and newly-signed McKinley Wright […]
What’s Going On With Jaden McDaniels?
By Chelanga Langason - Oct 12, 2021
Preseason basketball is some of my favorite basketball. It comes after a long, dull hiatus from NBA basketball, through the doldrums of late-season baseball and the start […]
Let’s Chill Out A Little Bit On Anthony Edwards
By Chelanga Langason - Oct 9, 2021
I am a big Anthony Edwards fan. I think he is an electric talent on the court and somehow manages to be even more super-charged off the […]
What Should We Think When Bad People Do Good Things?
By Chelanga Langason - Oct 2, 2021
“The Minnesota Timberwolves are parting ways with president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas…” Shams tweeted. Like many of the Wolves faithful, I was shocked to hear this […]
Labels Minnesota’s Star Players Need To Shed Next Season
By Chelanga Langason - Sep 18, 2021
As human beings, we love to find ways to organize things in our brains. We look for patterns wherever we can. It’s a part of our nature, […]
Patrick Beverley Is More Valuable Than the Average Lottery Pick
By Chelanga Langason - Sep 11, 2021
The only thing that Minnesota Timberwolves fans can think right now about is Ben Simmons. The prospect of adding Simmons to this roster has the fanbase at […]
Can Ant Make the Leap From Great Rookie To Great NBA Player?
By Chelanga Langason - Sep 3, 2021
Since the moment Anthony Edwards stepped on camera pre-draft, he’s been poised to be a star. For non-college basketball heads, our introduction to Ant was this video: […]
A Look Back At the Jarrett Culver Experience
By Chelanga Langason - Aug 21, 2021
Jarrett Culver is gone. He was a divisive player among the Timberwolves faithful. Some felt that his flashes were representative of the player he could be — […]
What’s Real in Summer League and What’s Not?
By Chelanga Langason - Aug 13, 2021
Las Vegas is the most bizarre place I’ve ever been. On one hand, it’s a paradise — a fertile oasis in the middle of the endless desert. […]