3:00 PM EDT, Fri September 17, 2021
Dunking with Wolves 2 hours ago

Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns talks Giannis, Ben Wallace

Minnesota Timberwolves superstar Karl-Anthony Towns sat down with FanSided’s Mark Carmen and gave a wide-ranging interview that covered everything from the major changes in his life away from the court to his thoughts on the upcoming Wolves season. Towns also discussed his desire to look like Hall-of-Famer Ben Wallace and his jealousy surrounding Giannis Antetokounmpo’s […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns talks Giannis, Ben Wallace - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Canis Hoopus 4 hours ago
Assessing the Wolves with Mostly Fresh Eyes

Assessing the Wolves with Mostly Fresh Eyes

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports I took a break from the team, but now I’m back. This is why. You know what, I’ll be honest from the top: I didn’t watch much of the Minnesota Timberwolves beyond the first 20 or so games last season. I made that choice for several reasons, some legitimate — my wife and I moved twice, I started a job covering local prep sports, etc. — and some not so — a lot of the time, I didn’t care to tune in. While I served as the now-former Managing Editor for the now-on-indefinite-hiatus AWolfAmongWolves.com last winter, I found my...
Dunking with Wolves 17 hours ago

Rosas: Patrick Beverley changes Minnesota Timberwolves’ whole defense

During Patrick Beverley‘s introductory press conference this week, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas spoke highly of what the veteran guard will bring to a young Wolves team. The focus of Rosas’s comments was the defensive end of the floor, and Beverley echoed the sentiment with his own thoughts, underscoring just how important […] Rosas: Patrick Beverley changes Minnesota Timberwolves’ whole defense - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Canis Hoopus 22 hours ago
Thursday Cup of Canis

Thursday Cup of Canis

Photo by LUIS ACOSTA/AFP via Happy Thursday. Hey. Before we discuss the latest news and notes surrounding the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx, I just wanted to share a few thoughts on the new SB Nation commenting platform (Coral) which officially debuted on Wednesday. As I mentioned a few times in various posts, I am not someone who embraces or enjoys change, so a seismic shift like this was less than ideal for someone like me (especially less than a week removed from my honeymoon — hi Abby). With all of that said, the launch yesterday of Coral clearly did...

Leandro Bolmaro living out dream of playing in the NBA with Timberwolves

Argentine guard Leandro Bolmaro was a 2020 draft pick who played last season in Spain.

Patrick Beverley says he's expecting playoffs with Timberwolves

Veteran guard Patrick Beverly is new to the team, but he has made the postseason every year of his career and isn't expecting to break that streak.

Timberwolves re-sign Jarred Vanderbilt, Jordan McLaughlin

The Minnesota Timberwolves have filled out their roster by re-signing forward Jarred Vanderbilt and guard Jordan McLaughlin, both of whom were restricted free agents.
Dunking with Wolves Sep 15, 2021

Minnesota Timberwolves: Will Leandro Bolmaro crack the rotation?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly about to officially ink 2020 first-round draft pick Leandro Bolmaro to a contract, adding him to the roster for the 2021-22 season. Bolmaro will be the only rookie on the Wolves roster on a regular, non-two-way contract. will he be able to crack the early-season rotation for head coach Chris […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Will Leandro Bolmaro crack the rotation? - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Canis Hoopus Sep 15, 2021
Canis Pulsus Vol. XI - Results

Canis Pulsus Vol. XI - Results

Ben Simmons isn’t here (yet), but CH’s collective opinion on him is! The results are in and let me tell you, they are... not that surprising. The Canis Hivemind has swarmed together and cast their official Ben Simmons votes in. Let’s take a gander at the results of Canis Pulsus Vol. IX - Ben Simmons Edition. (Note: Canis Pulsus Vol. XI data was collected prior to the Vanderbilt/McLaughlin signings) How much do you want the Minnesota Timberwolves to trade for Ben Simmons? Very much want (35.5%) On the 6-point scale, the “want” factor for Ben Simmons landed...
Dunking with Wolves Sep 15, 2021

Minnesota Timberwolves: ESPN lists Leandro Bolmaro as potential ‘outperformer’

ESPN’s Mike Schmitz compiled a list of five rookies from around the NBA who are most likely to outperform their draft slot. Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Leandro Bolmaro, who was selected No. 23 in the 2020 draft, made the cut. Let’s take a look at some of the high points of Schmitz’s analysis on Bolmaro and […] Minnesota Timberwolves: ESPN lists Leandro Bolmaro as potential ‘outperformer’ - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Canis Hoopus Sep 15, 2021
Dane Moore NBA Podcast: How Ben Simmons Would Impact The Timberwolves Defense

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: How Ben Simmons Would Impact The Timberwolves Defense

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via On today’s show, Dane talks about the Minnesota Timberwolves defense this upcoming. Specifically the impact Ben Simmons would have on the defensive end if the Wolves were to pull off a trade to acquire him. Additionally, clips included from Timberwolves new defensive coordinator Elston Turner on his vision for the Wolves’ defense this year, and Turner’s view on how drop coverage can effectively be played in today’s NBA. And lastly, we get to the team-friendly contracts that Jarred Vanderbilt and Jordan McLaughlin recently...
Dunking with Wolves Sep 14, 2021

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 potential Ben Simmons trades for the Wolves

The Philadelphia 76ers are in something of a staring contest with the rest of the NBA when it comes to Ben Simmons, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are likely to be the potential trade partner who are the most willing to blink. If the Wolves or Sixers blink and allow a trade to be consummated before […] Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 potential Ben Simmons trades for the Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Canis Hoopus Sep 14, 2021
How Vanderbilt and McLaughlin Fit Into the Timberwolves Rotation

How Vanderbilt and McLaughlin Fit Into the Timberwolves Rotation

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Where do the newly re-signed players fit into next season’s rotation? Let’s discuss. Late last week, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced that they had re-signed both Jordan McLaughlin and Jarred Vanderbilt to multi-year deals. Restricted free agent F Jarred Vanderbilt has agreed to stay with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a new three-year, $13.8 million deal, his agent Kevin Bradbury of @Rep1Basketball tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 10, 2021 Restricted free agent G Jordan McLaughlin has agreed to a new...
Canis Hoopus Sep 13, 2021
Jeff Newton Named Head Coach of Iowa Wolves

Jeff Newton Named Head Coach of Iowa Wolves

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via After parting ways with Sam Newman-Beck earlier this summer, the Wolves finally announced who will be in charge of their G-League affiliate. Lost in the sauce of last week’s two notable free agent transactions (re-signing both Jarred Vanderbilt and Jordan McLaughlin) was news about who will be in charge taking over the Iowa Wolves. On Tuesday, the Minnesota Timberwolves named Jeff Newton as Head Coach of the Iowa Wolves, the team’s G League affiliate. As you may remember, Newton spent the last two seasons as the offensive...
Dunking with Wolves Sep 13, 2021

Minnesota Timberwolves schedule: Breaking down the crucial stretches

We’re only a few short weeks away from the Minnesota Timberwolves returning to the court, and while the schedule gets off to a reasonable start, it’s a roller-coaster of a slate for the season. Scheduling is underrated as a determining factor in an NBA season. Teams’ reactions to factors such as playing a string of […] Minnesota Timberwolves schedule: Breaking down the crucial stretches - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Timberwolves Player News

  • 2 Karl-Anthony Towns

    Karl-Anthony Towns

    Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns talks Giannis, Ben Wallace

  • 1 Patrick Beverley

    Patrick Beverley

    Rosas: Patrick Beverley changes Minnesota Timberwolves’ whole defense

  • 1 D'Angelo Russell

    D'Angelo Russell

    D'Angelo Russell To Blazers, Damian Lillard To Sixers In Proposed 3-Way Deal Involving Timberwolves

  • Anthony Edwards

    Anthony Edwards

    The best Ben Simmons trade Timberwolves must make without giving up one of their stars

  • Jarred Vanderbilt

    Jarred Vanderbilt

    Timberwolves re-sign Jarred Vanderbilt, Jordan McLaughlin

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