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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If Only the Minnesota Timberwolves Had Drafted Jamal Murray
By Kyle Ratke - Sep 1, 2020
Happy Tuesday, good friends. What has happened since the last time we talked? The Minnesota Timberwolves still have the first pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. This […]
Minnesota Timberwolves Mailbag: They’ve Got the No. 1 Pick. What’s Next?
By Kyle Ratke - Aug 25, 2020
It’s mailbag time! With the Minnesota Timberwolves landing the first pick in the lottery last week, we figured it’d be a good time to debut the Kyle […]
If the Minnesota Timberwolves Land a Star with the No. 1 Overall Pick and Sell to Kevin Garnett, Anything is Possible
By Kyle Ratke - Aug 21, 2020
The Minnesota Timberwolves did it. Nobody believed in them. Some said it wasn’t possible. Not you. You believed. We believed! After never moving up in the lottery […]
Here’s What History Tells Us About the 17th Pick in the NBA Draft
By Kyle Ratke - Aug 18, 2020
We were all worried about the Minnesota Timberwolves potentially losing the Brooklyn Nets’ first-round pick if they were so bad in the bubble that they fell out […]
The History of the Minnesota Timberwolves Having Multiple First-Round Picks Isn’t Great
By Kyle Ratke - Aug 11, 2020
With the Brooklyn Nets clinching a playoff spot in the bubble, the Minnesota Timberwolves have secured two first-round picks. One pick will be their own (it will […]
Here are Your 2019-20 Minnesota Timberwolves’ Season Awards
By Kyle Ratke - Aug 4, 2020
As the NBA started back up late last week, there have been a lot of conversations about NBA awards. Of course, play in the bubble doesn’t count […]
So, What If Glen Taylor Doesn’t Sell the Minnesota Timberwolves to Kevin Garnett?
By Kyle Ratke - Jul 28, 2020
Reports surfaced last week that Glen Taylor is actively shopping the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx. The news probably shouldn’t come as a surprise. Taylor isn’t a young […]
What Will the Minnesota Timberwolves Do If They Get The No. 1 Pick?
By Kyle Ratke - Jul 21, 2020
As I write this, there is a man working on our air conditioner and someone on Facebook Marketplace is messaging me about a “vintage door” that I’m […]
5 Things To Watch As the NBA Starts Back Up In the Bubble
By Kyle Ratke - Jul 14, 2020
The NBA season is set to tip back off in Orlando later this month. We’ll see what happens between now and then. We’ve already seen two MLS […]