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Timberwolves Analysis

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

2022-23 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review: Nickeil Alexander-Walker

The Wolves’ midseason jumpstart off the bench came in the form of the 24 year old swingman, who presents a difficult decision for the Wolves this offseason after a postseason of defensive lock-ups.

Which Key Roles for 2023 Playoff Teams Should the Wolves Try to Fill?

From Bruce Brown to the Miami Heat’s sharpshooters, role players have been immeasurably valuable to this year’s Playoffs. Can the Timberwolves replicate any of those roles?

2022-23 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review: Rudy Gobert

Despite a letdown feeling amongst the Timberwolves’ fanbase, Rudy Gobert did exactly what he was supposed to do in his first season with the team.

Who Is Truly Included in the Timberwolves’ Core?

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been trying to build consistent a winner for years. Who’s currently a part of that "core" and who should be in the long-term plans?

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What is the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Lucky Draft Number?

We jump in the time machine and take a historical look at how the Minnesota Timberwolves draft slots have shaped their history. Let’s go all the way from one through fourteen.

Minnesota Timberwolves End of the Season Report Card: Small Forward Edition

How did Jaden McDaniels, Taurean Prince and Josh Minott fare in the season-long grading system?

Why Should the Wolves Do Everything Possible to Acquire Scoot Henderson?

A core of Henderson, Anthony Edwards and Jaden McDaniels would set the Timberwolves up for incredibly sustainable long-term success.

How the Conference Finals Act as a Reality Check for the Timberwolves

The level play from the four final teams highlights the distance between the Timberwolves and the league’s elite.

Reacts Results: Timberwolves Fans Want to Re-Sign Reid, Alexander-Walker

Minnesota has two key free agents in Naz Reid and Nickeil Alexander-Walker, and Wolves fans made clear their feelings about the young duo.

2022-23 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review: Naz Reid

The rotational weapon made a big statement for the Wolves in the final year of his first NBA contract.

Reacts: What is the Timberwolves’ Most Important Need to Address This Summer?

Although their financial flexibility is limited, President Tim Connelly and the Wolves have the bandwidth to be able to address needs on the margins.

Minnesota Timberwolves End of the Season Report Card: Shooting Guard Edition

After a roller coaster season, how did Anthony Edwards, Jaylen Nowell, Austin Rivers and Wendell Moore Jr. grade out?

Reacts Results: Timberwolves Fans Support a Deal Around Towns/No. 3 Overall Pick

Wolves fans love Karl-Anthony Towns, but the team’s financial situation may force their hand in at least surveying the market for the star big man.

What Will Anthony Edwards’ Summer Look Like?

Chris Hine of the Star Tribune joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to discuss his recent one-on-one interview with the Wolves’ All-Star guard.

2022-23 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review: Mike Conley

In just 24 games in a Timberwolves uniform, Mike Conley’s value was undeniably clear.

2022-23 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review: Kyle Anderson

The savvy veteran who helped regulate the ever erratic Timberwolves - and became one of the best free agent signings in team history

How the 2023 NBA Draft Lottery Affects the Wolves

There are storylines coming out of the lottery that could affect the Timberwolves down the road — or even in the near future.

As Each Playoff Game Passes, I Feel Better About the Timberwolves’ Future

With Anthony Edwards and Jaden McDaniels, Wolves’ future is as bright as any in the NBA before the Victor Wembanyama Sweepstakes crowns a winner tomorrow night.

2022-23 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review: Karl-Anthony Towns

One of the longtime franchise faces finds himself in a critical offseason; just a year removed from inking and certifying his lucrative financial future with the team he started his career with.

Minnesota Timberwolves End of the Season Report Card: Point Guard Edition

Mike Conley, Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Jordan McLaughlin, and yes, even D’Angelo Russell captained the ship for the 2022-2023 Minnesota. How did each of them fare in the season long grading system?

Who are the Timberwolves Best Frenemies?

The 2023 playoffs is littered with old friends & foes of the Wolves. Tales of historic war. Stories of heartbreaking betrayal. Let’s dig into who has been and will be around for the ride.

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Minnesota Timberwolves 2022-23 Season Reviews

The Canis Hoopus staff will be recapping the 2022-23 NBA season for every member of the Timberwolves. Find all of them here!

2022-23 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review: Jaden McDaniels

The third-year wing took a starting role and become essential to Minnesota’s present and future

Lessons Learned From a Trying Timberwolves Season

What did we learn along this rollercoaster ride?

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Grades: Playoff Series vs Nuggets

Even though the series was just five games, it offered long-term clarity for the future of the Timberwolves.

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Grades: NBA Playoffs Game 4 Vs Nuggets

Anthony Edwards is entering rarified air with another great performance - how did he and the rest of the Timberwolves fare with their season on the line?

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Grades: NBA Playoffs Game 3 vs Nuggets

Anthony Edwards once again shines when the lights are brightest, but even with his effort, the Timberwolves can’t find the right winning formula

Wolves vs. Nuggets Game 2 Film Review: The Optimization of Anthony Edwards

A bounceback playoff 40-spot from the 21-year-old guard shined a light on how to maximize his game-changing talent in a high-stakes contest.

This is Karl-Anthony Towns’ Last Stand

Minnesota needs Towns to play like a star.

Rudy Gobert’s Strong Two-Way Play in Game 2 Highlights His Importance to Wolves

The three-time All-Star played like one a Game 2 loss that should give Wolves fans hope heading into Game 3 at Target Center.

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Grades: NBA Playoffs Game 2 vs Nuggets

Led by Anthony Edwards, the Timberwolves players showed more heart in an effort that ultimately fell short against the Denver Nuggets.

Reacts Results: Wolves Fans Want More Dominant Towns, More Efficient Edwards in Game 2

We surveyed Timberwolves fans after Game 1 against the Nuggets on what they want to see most in Game 2, their confidence in Chris Finch, and if Minnesota can tie up the series tonight.