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Monday Cup of Canis

As we enter a brand new week, let’s quickly recap some of the things we may have missed from the previous seven days. - Read More

Lynx 86, Sparks 61: Unde-PHEE-table

Napheesa Collier helps the Lynx extend their winning streak to 7 after steamrolling the Sparks as they head into the break. - Read More

NBA Finals Game 3: Bucks vs Suns

Milwaukee needs better play from two key contributors to make the series interesting - Read More

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Jalen Green and Jonathan Kuminga Film Review

On today’s show, Will DeBerg (Assistant Men’s coach at the University of St. Thomas) joins to breakdown the film of Jalen Green and Jonathan Kuminga from the G-League’s G-League Ignite team. Green... - Read More

Minnesota 77, Las Vegas 67: Viva Los Lynx

The Lynx 2021 season is quickly turning into a DJ Khaled song (all they do is win). - Read More

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Britt Robson On The Wolves ‘Picking A Path’

On today’s show, Britt Robson of The Athletic joins to compare notes on our reactions from Gersson Rosas’ mid-offseason press conference from earlier this week. Rosas’ commentary led Britt and I to... - Read More

NBA Finals Game Two: Bucks vs Suns

Let’s breakdown the adjustments Milwaukee can make to even the series - Read More

Lynx 85, Wings 79: Cloudy with a 100% Chance of McBuckets

It’s Kayla McBride’s world and we’re just blessed to be living in it. - Read More

Anthony Edwards Suffers Apparent Injury While Practicing With Team USA

A viral video Wednesday afternoon showed ANT-Man limping to the team bus while practicing with the men’s Olympic team. - Read More

Bleav in Timberwolves Podcast EP. 50 - Who Will Take the Biggest Leap Next Season & What Would it Take to Trade Ant?

On the latest episode of the Bleav in Timberwolves Podcast, newly Twitter verified host Brendan Hedtke (humble brag, lol) answers YOUR questions in a mailbag. If you are interested in having one of... - Read More

2021 NBA Finals Preview: Bucks vs. Suns

The NBA Finals officially kick off tonight between the Bucks and Suns. Who ya got? - Read More

Lessons from the 2021 NBA Playoffs: Half-Court Offense

While the Timberwolves might not be playing meaningful games this summer, the NBA playoffs are providing valuable lessons that they can take into next season. - Read More

Lynx 99, Mercury 68: McBuckets Scorches the Mercury

Kayla McBride heats up for 26 points in just 3 quarters as Minnesota demolishes Phoenix for their 4th straight win. - Read More

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Britt Robson On The Suns, Bucks and Hawks In A Bizarre Playoffs

On today’s pod, Britt Robson of The Athletic joins to take stock of what has been one of the most bizarre, but also fun, NBA playoffs. We start to look ahead to the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns... - Read More

Anthony Edwards and Naz Reid Named to 2021 USA Men’s Select Team

Two Young Wolves are headed to Las Vegas. - Read More

Lynx 82, Mercury 76: Streakin’

Minnesota is now above .500 for the first time this season. - Read More

Sylvia Fowles and Napheesa Collier Named 2021 All-Stars

The pair of Minnesotan Olympians are officially named WNBA All-Stars... again. - Read More

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Britt Robson On The Timberwolves Offseason Outlook

On today’s show, Britt Robson of The Athletic joins to discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves’ offseason outlook now that we know they will not have their first round pick in July’s draft. That... - Read More

Timberwolves & Lynx Announce Participants for Tokyo Olympics

Both Minnesota professional basketball teams will have players and coaches representing them later this summer. - Read More

Los Lynx Talk Show - Middling Minnesota

w/ Meredith Minkow of Bleacher Report - Read More

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Leandro Bolmaro Film Review w/ Jake Paynting

On today’s show, Jake Paynting of Canis Hoopus joins to discuss his film review of Leandro Bolmaro — the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 23rd overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, who seems poised to join... - Read More

Paynt Points #53: Draft Lottery Vibes and Big Trade Targets

It’s an offseason vibe on this week’s episode of Paynt Points. - Read More

Weekend Cup of Canis

A quick rundown on the Clippers-Suns series - Read More

NBA greats return to Seattle for ‘The Crawsover’ summer Pro-Am at Seattle Pacific U (I live next to SPU so I can report on our young wolves against vets)...

This is the cream of Seattle basketball at Seattle Pacific University.. Is any other Wolves fans going otherwise I can do a write up of our young wolves……. h... - Read More

Lynx 90, Aces 89: Royal Flush

Behind 30 points from Sylvia Fowles, the Minnesota Lynx took down A’ja Wilson and the Las Vegas Aces on Pride Night at Target Center. - Read More

Bleav in Timberwolves Podcast EP. 49 - Ben Simmons Trade Possibility, Draft Lottery Recap, and New Assistant Coaches

The Minnesota Timberwolves went into the draft lottery with the 6th best odds at the number one pick, but ultimately dropped to the 7th pick. Of course, this means that the 2021 first round pick... - Read More

Minnesota Timberwolves Announce Assistant Coaches

Chris Finch has finally put together his staff of assistants for the upcoming 2021-22 season. - Read More

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: What Would A Ben Simmons Trade Look Like?

On today’s pod, we (finally) talk potential Ben Simmons trades to the Minnesota Timberwolves. While any trade being consummated is inherently unlikely, we get into why the Simmons idea no longer... - Read More

SB Nation Reacts: The NBA’s Final Four

As we navigate the Conference Finals, which NBA team are fans cheering for the most? Let’s discuss. - Read More

What Could Leandro Bolmaro Be?

With no first round pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, let’s dive deep into the season of Minnesota’s "other" 2020 first round pick. - Read More

Lynx 87, Dream 85: Big Syl Haunts the Dream

Sylvia Fowles was dominant from beginning to end, helping the Lynx sweep the Dream 3-0 this season. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Lottery: The Morning After

The offseason for the Minnesota Timberwolves is officially underway. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Lottery Results: Timberwolves Get Pick #7; Send Pick to Golden State

The final piece of the Andrew Wiggins for D’Angelo Russell trade has finally fallen into place. - Read More

Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Cade Cunningham, Evan Mobley and Jalen Suggs Film Review

On today’s show, we begin our annual series of NBA Draft prospect film reviews for the pod. Will DeBerg of the University of St. Thomas is again joining me in this venture, as he did last summer.... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Lottery Manifesto: How a Tuesday Night in June Could Change Everything

From how the lottery works to how the Minnesota Timberwolves’ paths forward change with, and without, the pick, we have you covered. - Read More

An Open Letter to the Lottery Gods

Tonight is the night. How will the ping pong balls bounce? Only the Lottery Gods can be sure. - Read More

Anthony Edwards to Represent Timberwolves at 2021 NBA Draft Lottery

A1 from Day 1 will look to bring A 1(st) overall pick back to Minneapolis for the second year in a row. - Read More

Wings 95, Lynx 77: The Marina Mabrey Show

After being held scoreless on Thursday, Marina Mabrey sunk the Lynx with a career-high 28 points on Saturday night. - Read More

2021 NBA Playoffs: Game 7 Preview

Giannis and the Bucks travel to Brooklyn to face KD and the Nets in a winner-take-all event - Read More

Anthony Edwards Named to 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie First Team

The #1 overall pick from the 2020 NBA Draft concludes his rookie season with a major honor. - Read More

1 Trade for Every NBA Team Not in the 2021 Finals

As the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks tussle for an  NBA  title, the other 28 teams are busy building their blueprints for championship contention... - Read More

John Collins Rumors: Heat, Mavericks, Spurs, T-Wolves Expected to Pursue Hawks PF/C

The Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves are expected to be among the teams to pursue restricted free agent John Collins... - Read More

Will Unlikely Suns-Bucks Finals Change How NBA Teams Operate?

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't won an  NBA  title in 50 years.      And the Phoenix Suns?     Despite having the NBA's seventh-best franchise winning percentage of all time, Phoenix ... - Read More

NBA Free Agents Who Can Put Contenders Over the Top

Making a dent in free agency can be difficult for the  NBA 's mightiest contenders.   Title hopefuls are atop the Association's food chain because they're already really good, and being really good costs a bunch of money most of the time... - Read More

Top 3 Realistic Prospects on Every NBA Team's Draft Big Board

Teams will enter the July 29  NBA  draft with specific targets at each pick.    We identified three prospects who could be available and appealing to every franchise with their first-round or second-round selection... - Read More

1 Surprise Trade Target for Every NBA Team

Every  NBA  team's offseason goal is to enter the upcoming campaign better than it exited the last one. Franchise-specific aims vary depending on where the club in question sits on the rebuilding-to-contending spectrum, but they all want to get better... - Read More

5 NBA Teams with the Most Upside This Offseason

While the Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks were expected to make deep postseason runs, arguably the best part of the playoffs has been watching 2020 lottery teams like the Phoenix Suns and Atlanta Hawks suddenly rise to power... - Read More

Ben Simmons Trade Rumors: D'Angelo Russell Not Likely Involved in T-Wolves Talks

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly plan on getting involved with trade talks for Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons. According to Read More

The Best NBA Finals Series Since 2000

Although the NBA Finals are the most anticipated moment of any season, not every championship series is highly entertaining. But when a matchup is competitive, especially for six or seven games, it isn't soon forgotten... - Read More

Biggest Potential Reaches in the 2021 NBA Draft

Every year, teams misevaluate and overestimate a prospect's upside during the  NBA  draft.   These five prospects are candidates to go earlier than they should for various reasons... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Top Target in 2021 Free Agency

NBA  free agency is set to kick off on August 2 at 6 p.m. ET, which is when teams and players can begin negotiating. A moratorium period will last until August 6 at 12:01 p.m. ET, after which players can sign their new contracts... - Read More

Updated 2021 NBA Mock Draft with Latest Prospect Buzz

Plenty of changes have been made to Bleacher Report's latest 2021 mock draft board after the  NBA  draft community gathered in Chicago for the combine... - Read More

BS Meter on NBA Offseason Trade, Draft, Free-Agency Rumors

Got the NBA Finals on your brain? Of course you do. It just started. But the onset of the championship round just so happens to also mean the draft, free agency and summertime trade frenzy are collectively weeks away... - Read More

Report: Anthony Edwards to Miss Rest of USA Select Team Camp with Ankle Injury

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie wing Anthony Edwards suffered a sprained ankle playing for the Select Team in a scrimmage against Team USA on Thursday, according to ESPN's  Brian Windhorst ... - Read More

NBA Unveils 75th Anniversary Logo to Be Used for 2021-22 Season

The NBA will be celebrating its 75th anniversary next season, and a new league logo has been created to commemorate the occasion, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. - Read More

T-Wolves' Gersson Rosas Has Had 'a Lot' of Trade Talks: 'We've Identified Our Needs'

"We’re having a lot of conversations now. We’ve identified our needs, we’ve identified our options," Rosas said Tuesday on Read More

Every NBA Team's Biggest Regret This Season

No matter how well (or disastrous) the 2020-21 season has gone for every  NBA  team, there's bound to be at least one move they've grown to regret... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

Sources: Wolves' Edwards suffers sprained ankle

While practicing with the USA Select Team Wednesday in Las Vegas, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards suffered a sprained ankle during a scrimmage, sources said, though the injury isn't believed to be serious. - Read More

How the Timberwolves should approach the offseason

The Timberwolves have no draft picks and no cap space. So how can they improve this summer? - Read More

Ball, Edwards headline NBA All-Rookie teams

LaMelo Ball and Anthony Edwards were joined by Tyrese Haliburton, Saddiq Bey and Jae'Sean Tate on the All-Rookie First Team. Immanuel Quickley, Desmond Bane, Isaiah Stewart, Isaac Okoro and Patrick Williams made the Second Team. - Read More

Complaint: Sale of Wolves violates partnership

Meyer Orbach, who owns more than 17% of the NBA's Timberwolves, filed a complaint alleging owner Glen Taylor's pending sale of the franchise to Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez is in violation of the franchise's partnership agreement. - Read More

Jokic, Curry, Embiid named finalists for MVP

Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid would become the first center since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to win MVP, while Stephen Curry would become one of the nine players in history to win the award three times. - Read More

Sources: Vanterpool, Gates out from T-Wolves

David Vanterpool, whose lack of being considered for the Timberwolves job after Ryan Saunders was fired caused anger among NBA players, will not be back with the team next season, sources told ESPN. - Read More

Kobe, 'still winning,' inducted with KG, Duncan

The 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class is one of the most star-studded of all-time, led by Kobe Bryant and fellow NBA legends Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan. - Read More