Kyle Ratke has spent seven-plus years as an NBA writer for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Ratke has previously spent time with USA TODAY.
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The Wolves Should Have Handled This Better
By Kyle Ratke - Feb 23, 2021
It wasn’t necessarily that the Minnesota Timberwolves fired Ryan Saunders that was the problem. It was how they did it. Disclosure before we continue: I’m a huge […]
Minnesota Did Well in the 2020 Draft
By Kyle Ratke - Feb 16, 2021
I know, I know. It doesn’t seem right to pen a positive article about the Minnesota Timberwolves given how their season has gone so far given that […]
How Are These Former Wolves Players Doing?
By Kyle Ratke - Feb 9, 2021
We’re already at the point in the season where writing about the Minnesota Timberwolves every week can be exhausting. What do you say about a team that […]
How Can We Leave This Season Feeling Good?
By Kyle Ratke - Feb 2, 2021
We can probably agree that this season hasn’t gone according to plan for the Minnesota Timberwolves. We don’t need to talk about who to blame yet. But […]
Is There A Reason To Be Optimistic About The Wolves?
By Kyle Ratke - Jan 26, 2021
Here we are, 15 games into the season, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are 4-11 — last in the Western Conference. Of course, things haven’t been ideal for […]
It’s Hard to Focus on Basketball with the NBA’s COVID Issues
By Kyle Ratke - Jan 19, 2021
It feels weird to focus on basketball given where we’re at with this season. On Friday, Karl-Anthony Towns announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 which is […]
The Next Stretch For The Wolves Will Be Telling
By Kyle Ratke - Jan 12, 2021
The Minnesota Timberwolves snapped their seven-game losing streak and Karl-Anthony Towns is (somewhat) healthy. Wahoo! They are coming off a 96-88 win over the San Antonio Spurs. […]
Could the Timberwolves Trade For Marvin Bagley III?
By Kyle Ratke - Jan 5, 2021
The last time we talked, we were wondering how the Minnesota Timberwolves would survive after injuries to Karl-Anthony Towns and Josh Okogie. Spoiler alert: When you lose […]
Who Needs to Step Up in Towns’ Absence?
By Kyle Ratke - Dec 28, 2020
After a great 2-0 start, the Minnesota Timberwolves received a flurry of bad news on Sunday night. The first, shortly before tipoff against the Los Angeles Lakers, […]
Why Did The Wolves Release Rondae Hollis-Jefferson?
By Kyle Ratke - Dec 21, 2020
The season is almost here! Not much has happened since last week’s column besides what is probably a pretty minor roster move. Let’s get to this week’s […]
A Tribute To Tom Hanneman
By Kyle Ratke - Dec 18, 2020
Growing up, it was always Tom Hanneman on TV. While watching the Minnesota Timberwolves wasn’t always easy, Hanny’s soothing voice always made you feel like you had […]
Winners and Losers of the Timberwolves Preseason
By Kyle Ratke - Dec 18, 2020
The Minnesota Timberwolves wrapped up the preseason on Thursday night when they beat the Dallas Maverick on the road in overtime. Normally, there’s not a lot to […]