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Ryan Eichten has been covering the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx as a statistician since 2019. He has looked to take that analytical mindset and carry it over to the writing side since debuting at Canis Hoopus in 2023. He graduated from Iowa State University and received a Bachelor's degree in Marketing as well as the University of Kansas where he earned a Master's degree in Sports Management. He now works for Sportradar, a sports technology company, as a Senior Production Analyst. You can follow Ryan on Twitter @REichten.

Clippers 89, Wolves 88: Poor Shooting Erases Incredible Defensive Effort

The Timberwolves were able to hold a fantastic Clippers’ offense to only 89 points, but Kawhi Leonard’s 32 points were too much for Anthony Edwards and Co. to overcome.

The Wolves Have a Historically Great Defense. How Have Similar Teams Fared in the Playoffs?

Rudy Gobert, Jaden McDaniels and the Timberwolves are likely to become one of just 19 teams to have finish a season with a defensive rating more than seven points better than league average.

Wolves 121, Blazers 109: Edwards Drops 41 to Stave Off a Letdown

Anthony Edwards led the Wolves with a stellar 41 points on 16-27 shooting with Nickeil Alexander-Walker adding 18 points, including five three-pointers off the bench.

Game Preview #54: Wolves at Blazers

Coming off a dominant win in Los Angeles against the Clippers, Rudy Gobert and the Timberwolves look to keep their win streak going against Jerami Grant and the Trail Blazers in Portland.

Game Preview #50: Wolves vs. Rockets

Coming off another frustrating fourth quarter collapse, Anthony Edwards, Karl-Anthony Towns, and the Minnesota Timberwolves look to bounce back against Fred VanVleet the Houston Rockets

Game Preview #47: Wolves at Thunder

Anthony Edwards and the Timberwolves finish off their for-game road trip in Oklahoma City against Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Thunder in a battle for the top spot in the West

Spurs 113, Wolves 112: Puzzling Lineups Lead to Fourth Quarter Meltdown

Anthony Edwards has a fantastic bounce-back game tallying 32 points, 12 assists, and 6 rebounds, but it’s not enough to save the Wolves from another fourth quarter disaster.

Wolves 118, Wizards 107: Edwards, Towns Combine For 65 In Needed Win

Anthony Edwards led the way with 38 points and 5 assists with Karl-Anthony Towns adding 27 points with team-high plus-minus of +26

Evaluating the Impact of the Mike Conley/Rudy Gobert Pick-and-Roll Game

The Wolves’ veterans have been instrumental to the team’s historic start. Their pick-and-roll dynamic remains excellent, and arguably the most efficient aspect of the Minnesota offense.

Minnesota Timberwolves New Year’s Resolutions Roundtable

The Canis Hoopus crew got together to each give one Wolves-related resolution to accomplish in 2024.