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Timberwolves Analysis

The Canis crew's analysis of our favorite NBA team.

SBN Reacts Survey: Where Will the Timberwolves Finish in the Standings?

With 28 games to go, the Wolves control their own destiny in a congested NBA Western Conference that has only six games of separation between home court advantage and missing the playoffs.

What If We Held a Wolves Themed All-Star Weekend?

Why worry about Timberwolves representation during 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend? Save your tears Rudy Gobert! Canis Hoopus has created their own All-Star weekend for our team only.

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Bench Third Quarter Check-In

Halfway through the third quarter, how have Taurean Prince, Jaylen Nowell, Naz Reid and company been playing?

SBN Reacts Results: Timberwolves Fans Want Active Trade Deadline

While maintaining the status quo and getting back Karl-Anthony Towns and Jordan McLaughlin sounds intriguing, Wolves fans want to switch things up.

NBA Trade Deadline 2023: What to Expect From the Timberwolves

Wolves President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly came to Minnesota and assembled a talented front office to navigate situations like these.

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Starters Third Quarter Check-In

Through 12 games of the third quarter of the season, how have D’Angelo Russell, Anthony Edwards and the rest of the starters faring on their report cards?

The Numbers Game: Three Telling Timberwolves Statistics This Season

Minnesota is passing the eye test so far in 2023. Which stats bring extra insight to the positives and the negatives on the floor?

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Film Room: Breaking Down the Minister of (On-Ball) Defense Jaden McDaniels

The Timberwolves’ third-year rising star’s incredible defense on Ja Morant and De’Aaron Fox played a big role in Minnesota sweeping both ends of a back-to-back.

The Importance of a Successful February for the April Wolves

With nine games against Western Conference playoff teams before the All-Star break, the Timberwolves have a chance to pick up keys wins and climb the standings.

Should the Timberwolves Have Interest in Raptors Guard Fred VanVleet?

Minnesota is expected to show interest in the Toronto engine if he does not agree to an extension before the Feb. 9 NBA trade deadline, according to Bleacher Report.

Why Mike Conley Should Be a Timberwolf

Minnesota should have all the motivation in the world to pull off another pivotal exchange with the Jazz

Anthony Edwards Put His Driving Dominance on Display in Win Over Pelicans

The Timberwolves’ star guard was unstoppable in New Orleans Wednesday night — when he wanted to be.

Kyle Anderson: Point Guard Ex Machina?

The beloved veteran is playing some of the best basketball of his career in a vital playmaking role for the Timberwolves.

Dissecting Minnesota’s Roster Construction Before the Trade Deadline

Soaring to eight wins in their last 11 games, the Wolves’ rotation still has question marks before the Feb. 9 trade deadline.

The Minnesota Timberwolves Have a Good “Big” Problem

With five players on the roster capable of playing center, Minnesota needs to sort their frontcourt priorities this offseason

SBN Reacts Results: Inconsistent Effort Is Fans’ Biggest Frustration With Wolves’ Season

While there are plenty of things that have caused frustration among the Timberwolves’ fan base, inconsistent effort tops the list.

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A Week About the Wolves: (Try Not to) Cry Over Spilled Milk

A harsh reality hit on Monday. But revelling in misery just takes away from some of the more encouraging themes that are currently ongoing.

Anthony Edwards, and the Great Unknown of What Kind of Star He Will Become

Edwards is already playing at a borderline all-star level at 21 years old. It begs the question: in which direction does his game grow from here?

Exploring Jaden McDaniels’ Growth as an Interior Passer

The young forward has taken a step up as a playmaker in the last month, and his touch throwing passes in the paint is a crucial part of it.

A Brief History of D’Angelo Russell, Anthony Edwards, and the Ghosts of Veteran Point Guards

Timberwolves Are Learning How Rudy Gobert Improves Their Offense

The three-time All-Star has dominated since the Wolves’ players only meeting on December 31, and his teammates are finding out how to help him do so.

Anderson, Prince Headline Minnesota Timberwolves Semester Bench Grades

Kyle Anderson has been fantastic for the Wolves, as has Taurean Prince since his return from injury. How do the rest of Minnesota’s bench players grade out?

A Week About the Wolves: Looking in the Mirror

Games against young teams that don’t close games out particularly well are reminiscent of the ghosts of Timberwolves past

Prospective Timberwolves Moves as the NBA Trade Deadline Approaches

Matthew Legros evaluates a few options that Minnesota should explore over the next month, including Kyle Lowry, Trae Young, Terry Rozier and more!

Edwards, McDaniels Lead Minnesota Timberwolves First Semester Grades

Time to see how Anthony Edwards, Rudy Gobert and the Timberwolves’ starters have performed in our customized grading system.

Taurean Prince’s Return Showed Why the Wolves Need Him

The wing didn’t take long to prove his value after a 20-game absence.

A Week About the Wolves: New Year’s Resolutions

Wolves rumblings from another week of inconsistent basketball...and #ShovelGate

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International Men of Mystery

When times get tough in Minnesota, hope has been found abroad.

Where Do the Timberwolves Go From Here After Hitting Rock Bottom?

Chris Hine of the Star Tribune joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to contextualize the Wolves’ six-game losing streak and the frustration that Chris Finch and his players are feeling.

“Propped Up”: Analyzing Player Prop Hit Rates During an Up and Down Season

If you put your mortgage on the win total, here are a few trends that can maybe prevent you from completely losing your shirt!

What Have We Learned During Karl-Anthony Towns’ Absence?

In both the backcourt and the frontcourt, we’ve learned a lot since KAT went down with a calf strain

Pelicans 119, Wolves 118: A Win That Got Away