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Welcome to Wolvescast Digest, a semi-weekly roundup of NBA odds and ends related to your favorite hometown team. With so much fun NBA content on the web, it can be easy to miss things. We’re here to draw attention to the things that may have sifted through the cracks in your overtaxed attention spans. Feel free to leave a comment with anything that you feel deserves inclusion.

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With that being said ... here’s a gallery of KAT/Joel memes.

Never Rat on Your Friends

“We gotta do this again, when we’re all on the same team,” Russell jokes toward the end of the day. “Nah, don’t cut it,” he says to our rolling cameras. “Y’all got it on footage. When we’re all on the same team — I ain’t gonna tell you which team because I don’t know— we’re gonna do this again.”

Neil doesn’t want to trade for D-Loading for a host of basketball reasons (he’s bad at defense, not the most efficient scorer, bad long term fit with Towns, etc). But what if trading for him and assembling 2/3rds of the Towns/Booker/Russell “Goodfellas” trio makes us the most likely destination for this eventual super team?

Booker isn’t leaving Phoenix for several years, but if these guys are dead set on playing together in the future, what can the Wolves do to position Minneapolis as the best destination for their future union? Would a team built around the Goodfellas ever defend enough to compete for a title? Do we have the right to be so picky?

The Face of Wiggins Island

(extremely jack shepherd voice) WE HAVE TO GO BACK KATE! WE HAVE TO GO BAAAAACK!

I nominate this

I found this on Facebook. I don’t know who made it. Did you make it?

One of those hypothetical grid images where timberwolves players are divided into different price you know what it’s dumb just trust me
No, you can’t have five Nikola Pekovics.

If you pick Jonny Flynn, we pay you $5.

Game of the Week

We play a game every week on Wolvescast. If you missed last week’s pod, try your luck at this quiz about the Iowa Wolves and then listen to see how you compare to Neil. (Answers at the bottom of the post.)

  1. What was Iowa’s team name before it was changed to the Wolves?
  2. What city do the Iowa Wolves call home? Spell it.
  3. Which current NBA coach led the team to a D-League championship in 2011?
  4. What other Minnesota sports team also has a d-league affiliate located in the same city?
  5. The team initially held a naming contest for the team. Which of these choices was not listed on their website?
    A. Corncobs
    B. Maize
    C. River Rats
    D. Scarecrows
    E. Primaries

there is only one result in life

If You’re Bidding for Wolves Detritus on eBay, You’re Probably Bidding Against Neil

One man’s trash is another man’s potential trash. Bid him up.

Google Image Search of the Week: “Karl-Anthony Towns Art”

Game of the Week Answers:
Energy, Des Moines, Nick Nurse, The Wild, E) Primaries

Respond in the Comments: How many Pokémon do you think you’ll catch between today and the day you die?