Phil Ford is a Minnesotan ex-pat currently living in England. A former television sports reporter in Fargo, North Dakota, Phil has been writing about the Timberwolves since 2019 and is the leader of the Sam Mitchell fan club. @ThePhilFord on Twitter.
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Can Karl-Anthony Towns and Naz Reid Play Together?
By Phil Ford - Oct 15, 2021
The Two Towers is not just the best film in the Lord of the Rings trilogy; it’s also one of the most fascinating team-building tactics in NBA […]
How Can Chris Finch Get The Most From The Bench?
By Phil Ford - Oct 7, 2021
We’re ten days into training camp and no team is feeling itself more than the Minnesota Timberwolves. A statement victory over the Zion-less New Orleans Pelicans perked […]
Is Karl-Anthony Towns a Dark Horse MVP Candidate?
By Phil Ford - Oct 1, 2021
With the regular season quickly approaching, it’s time to trot out the second-most annoying continuous basketball-centric conversation: Who will win NBA MVP? (The most annoying being the […]
Can the Timberwolves Find Continuity After the Rosas Firing?
By Phil Ford - Sep 24, 2021
The news on Wednesday that the Minnesota Timberwolves are parting ways with president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas sent shockwaves through the NBA community. The timing was […]
Malik Beasley Must Make His Second Chance Count
By Phil Ford - Sep 17, 2021
There are two weeks before training camp begins, and the Minnesota Timberwolves still have plenty of questions to answer before the season kicks off. Will they trade […]
Is Ben Simmons Jimmy Butler 2.0?
By Phil Ford - Sep 10, 2021
The Minnesota Timberwolves are living on the margins this offseason. Trading away Ricky Rubio and adding Patrick Beverley are the biggest moves the team has pulled off […]
Setting Realistic Expectations For the Upcoming Wolves Season
By Phil Ford - Aug 20, 2021
After a tumultuous 2020-21 season, the Minnesota Timberwolves are taking a “good vibes only” approach to this summer. Anthony Edwards purified himself in the waters of Lake […]
Is Jaylen Nowell Backup Point Guard Material?
By Phil Ford - Aug 13, 2021
For years there has been one obvious position that the Minnesota Timberwolves have been looking to upgrade: power forward. The best power forward that Karl-Anthony Towns has […]
What Kind of Executive Does Gersson Rosas Want To Be?
By Phil Ford - Aug 6, 2021
In today’s NBA, two types of executives survive: Those who trade away their stars and hoard draft picks and those who empty their coffers to reel in […]
Could Anthony Edwards Make the 2024 Olympic Team?
By Phil Ford - Jul 30, 2021
If the International Olympic Committee was to ever allow one person to compete in every Olympic event, that person should be Anthony Edwards. Basketball, baseball, football, ping […]
A-Rod Can Turn Anthony Edwards Into a Global Superstar
By Phil Ford - Jul 23, 2021
It’s weird for us normal people living our normal lives to remember that many of our heroes used to be like us. While LeBron James is the […]
The Actual Trade Value Of D’Angelo Russell
By Phil Ford - Jul 16, 2021
As the NBA Finals rage on, rumors are swirling off the court surrounding some of the biggest names in the league. Damian Lillard’s future with the Portland […]