The Sequence That Sums Up The Start To Anthony Edwards’ Career
By Spencer Nelson - Jan 13, 2021
On Saturday night, a play unfolded that was a microcosm of Anthony Edwards’ first 10 NBA games and, I would argue, his time at Georgia as well. […]
How Are The Wolves This Bad Without KAT?
By Spencer Nelson - Jan 7, 2021
In case you have not noticed, the Minnesota Timberwolves are bad right now. By Synergy’s Points Per Possessions metrics, they have the 5th worst offense and the […]
Jarrett Culver Is (Still) On The Rise
By Spencer Nelson - Dec 30, 2020
Jarrett Culver has come a long way in five years. From an unheralded, two-star, unranked recruit with only a handful of mid-major offers, to a full ride […]
A Pirate’s Guide to This Year’s Timberwolves
By Spencer Nelson - Dec 23, 2020
Ahoy, me hearties! Come one, come all, and gather ‘round ye quartermaster, Spencer Nelson, for the present year’s Minnesota Timberwolves season preview. As keepin’ with ye’s ol’ […]
Jake Layman is More of a Glue Guy Than a Floor Spacer
By Spencer Nelson - Dec 16, 2020
Jake Layman has become a bit of a legend in his short time in Minneapolis. And I don’t mean “legend,” in a Kevin Garnett sort of way, […]
ESPN is Wrong About D’Angelo Russell’s Ranking
By Spencer Nelson - Dec 11, 2020
ESPN released their three installments (ESPN+ required) in their annual list of the top 100 players in the NBA, and the results have been, well, mixed. Before […]
Leandro Bolmaro’s Passive Mindset Holds Him Back
By Spencer Nelson - Dec 3, 2020
When the Minnesota Timberwolves flipped the 25th pick and a future 2nd rounder to the New York Knicks in order to move up two slots and select […]
The Robert Covington Trade Doesn’t Look Great in Hindsight
By Spencer Nelson - Nov 25, 2020
It was the move that precipitated “The Move.” While the Andrew Wiggins trade for D’Angelo Russell is going to be remembered as the biggest swap from this […]
The Wolves Have Too Many Guards and Not Enough Shooters
By Spencer Nelson - Nov 20, 2020
The Minnesota Timberwolves left Wednesday’s draft with a lot of roster churn beneath the scenes, though they only added one veteran player. While almost all Wolves fans […]
Well, The Wolves Took Anthony Edwards
By Spencer Nelson - Nov 19, 2020
The Minnesota Timberwolves stood pat and took Anthony Edwards out of Georgia with the No. 1 overall pick. There are so many questions, so let’s just try […]
Tyrese Haliburton: The Timberwolves Moneyball Pick
By Spencer Nelson - Nov 17, 2020
Beane’s mantra was, “We’re not selling jeans here.” The longtime general manager of the Oakland Athletics and Moneyball protagonist is credited with pioneering an analytical management style […]
Anthony Edwards is a Giant Bag of Maybe
By Spencer Nelson - Nov 13, 2020
Maybe Anthony Edwards goes first overall. Maybe he’s worth it, maybe he’s not. A year ago this time, Edwards was the buzz of the 2020 NBA Draft class. […]