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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Which New Role Player Will Have the Biggest Impact Next Year?
By Phil Ford - Sep 30, 2022
When we last saw the Minnesota Timberwolves on the court, Anthony Edwards made his star turn in the playoffs. However, Karl-Anthony Towns had a disappointing performance after […]
Can Jaden McDaniels Crack ESPN’s Top 100 Players Next Year?
By Phil Ford - Sep 23, 2022
With less than a month until the start of one of the most anticipated seasons in Minnesota Timberwolves history, our overlords at ESPN are driving the narrative […]
Who Do We Blame If the Timberwolves Flop?
By Phil Ford - Sep 16, 2022
Ever since the Minnesota Timberwolves put up a rousing fight against the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of last year’s playoffs, the basketball sickos in Minnesota […]
Did Anyone Have A Better Summer Than Karl-Anthony Towns?
By Phil Ford - Sep 9, 2022
I don’t care that scientists tell us that summer technically ends on Sept. 22nd. My narrow view of the world informs me that the official end of […]
How Do A-Rod’s Reported Financial Issues Affect the Timberwolves?
By Phil Ford - Sep 2, 2022
The Land of 10,000 Lakes isn’t usually involved in the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Not since Kim Kardashian called this great state “yee-haw Minnesota” while […]
What Can We Realistically Expect From Wendell Moore Jr.?
By Phil Ford - Aug 26, 2022
The end of summer is truly a special time in Minnesota. The Minnesota State Fair is underway, the Vikings are in training camp, ready for another 8-9 […]
Can the Wolves Handle the Pressure Of Their National TV Slate?
By Phil Ford - Aug 19, 2022
Pat yourselves on the back, Minnesota Timberwolves fans. We finally did it! After 33 long-suffering years watching basketball in the cold wasteland of the Upper Midwest, our […]
Can Towns and Gobert Be the Next Great Twin Towers?
By Phil Ford - Aug 5, 2022
The idea of twin towers has been around ever since Sauron and Saruman teamed up to try to start a dynasty in the third age of Middle […]
For Better Or Worse, It’s Championship Or Bust In Minnesota
By Phil Ford - Jul 29, 2022
Being a fan of Minnesota sports teams is one of the toughest jobs in the world. Accounting for the traditional four major sports in America, Minnesota has […]
Is This the Best Roster In Timberwolves History?
By Phil Ford - Jul 22, 2022
This has been a different kind of offseason for Minnesota Timberwolves fans. Usually, this is a time of fear and regret. Typically in July, we’re second-guessing an […]
Bryn Forbes Brings A Championship Pedigree To Minnesota
By Phil Ford - Jul 15, 2022
I’m not sure if you heard the big news, but the Minnesota Timberwolves traded a metric boatload of players and first-round picks for Rudy Gobert. The move […]
Kyle Anderson Is An Underrated Free Agent Signing
By Phil Ford - Jul 8, 2022
When the good people of Minnesota were settling into their cabins for a Fourth of July weekend on the lake, Tim Connelly and the Timberwolves were preparing […]