Julius Dennis is a Minnesota-born Australian journalist who is surrounded by basketball fans who got to choose the teams they support. Half of Australia follows the Lakers, the other half the Celtics, plus a smattering of Philly fans. Those who have chosen the Lakers do not appreciate being told that five of those banners don't belong, but he keeps fighting the good fight. Follow him on Twitter @juliusdennis96 for a strange mixture of Timberwolves takes and the news that matters in Central Australia.
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Minnesota’s First Preseason Game Gave Us A Lot To Chew On
By Julius Dennis - Oct 5, 2021
The preseason has arrived, and a critical Minnesota Timberwolves campaign has begun. The comfortable tones of Dave Benz and Jim Peterson have once more passed through our […]
Ben Simmons From An Australian Perspective
By Julius Dennis - Sep 21, 2021
“You cannot unnerve him; only he can do that to himself.” That’s from a Jackie MacMullan feature about Ben Simmons published after the Philadelphia 76ers bumbled out […]
How Good Do the Wolves Have To Be Defensively Next Year?
By Julius Dennis - Aug 31, 2021
Much like Americans have the gridiron, Australia has the Australian Football League, or AFL for short. You may remember it from the brief love affair American sports […]
How Much Should We Read Into KAT’s “Terrific Summer”?
By Julius Dennis - Aug 17, 2021
In the NBA, it’s all about how you sell your summer. From players to front offices, everyone wants to talk up the job they did to improve […]
Ricky Rubio Always Reflected, But Never Defined, the Wolves
By Julius Dennis - Aug 3, 2021
In every era of a team, good, bad, or great, there are players that come to define them. One person comes to mind when you think of […]
Why My Wolves Passion Still Burns From 8,600 Miles Away
By Julius Dennis - Jul 27, 2021
One thousand, seven hundred and sixty-eight Australian dollars. That’s how much it would cost for me to fly to Minneapolis tomorrow. And if the Wolves were playing […]
Last Year’s Draft Has Been Rosas’ Crowning Achievment So Far
By Julius Dennis - Jul 13, 2021
If the 2019 draft — or at least the top half of it — was the lowlight of Gersson Rosas’ time in the Twin Cities so far, […]
Would Gersson Rosas Do the DLo Trade Again?
By Julius Dennis - Jun 22, 2021
Welcome to revisionist history with Julius Dennis. I would like to begin by apologizing to the following players: Jeff Teague Treveon Graham Allen Crabbe I regret to […]
Why Hasn’t Rosas Been Able to Find a Big to Put Next to KAT?
By Julius Dennis - Jun 14, 2021
Black holes are considered to be the darkest places in the universe. So dark that no light can even escape. They suck things in, and they disappear […]
The Culver Miss Wasn’t a Harbinger of What’s to Come for Rosas
By Julius Dennis - Jun 7, 2021
How’s your summer going? Me? I’m just coolin’ in the southern hemisphere ‘winter,’ watching Leandro Bolmaro highlights and dreaming. That and watching players from the 2015, 2016, […]
Rosas’ Perplexing Handling Of the Point Guard Position
By Julius Dennis - May 31, 2021
Ah, the offseason, a time for reflection and speculation. Take no mind that a riveting first round of the NBA playoffs is taking place as we speak, […]
Even If They Lose Their Pick, the Wolves Provided Hope For Next Year
By Julius Dennis - May 24, 2021
As the Minnesota Timberwolves’ season came to an end, I found myself again thinking about futility. The last game of the regular season can be meaningless in […]