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Timberwolves Analysis

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

The Big 3: Things We Learned from Minnesota Timberwolves Media Day

Timberwolves talking season officially subsided with media day; and there’s plenty to dissect.

What Did We Learn From Chris Finch’s Preseason Interview With Britt Robson?

Britt joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to discuss his four-part interview series with Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch.

What is the State of the Timberwolves Entering Training Camp?

Kyle Theige joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to preview Minnesota Timberwolves training camp.

Can Jaden McDaniels Become a 3-point Marksman for the Wolves in 2022-23?

There’s plenty of pressure on the Timberwolves’ Jaden McDaniels, but his success as a starter could come down to simply making or missing long-range shots.

Where Do the Wolves Rank on the CBS/ESPN Top 100 Lists?

Jace Frederick joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to discuss where Karl-Anthony Towns, Rudy Gobert and Anthony Edwards rank.

Breaking: The Wolves Have Great Players, Per CBS Sports and ESPN

Three of the Wolves’ talented starting five found their way to preseason critical acclaim, with one notable absence.

Cheering for Rudy Gobert, for Dummies

There are few players in the league who so silently influence a game like new Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert

Karl-Anthony Towns Represents the Change in How Bigs Dominate the NBA

The Wolves’ franchise cornerstone has transformed from a traditional center into one of the league’s most versatile players.

Burning Questions Entering Minnesota Timberwolves Training Camp

Kyle Theige joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to answer them and have some fun heading into the weekend.

Gobert’s Clutch Time Dominance Leads France to EuroBasket Semifinals

The Stifle Tower made game-winning plays on both ends down the stretch of a chaotic game.

What Will Integrating Rudy Gobert Into the Wolves’ Lineup Look Like?

Jace Frederick of the Pioneer Press joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to break it down.

How Will the Minnesota Timberwolves Use Kyle Anderson?

Minnesota’s new forward is a man of unique talents; what can his previous results tell us about how Chris Finch can maximize them?

Three Minnesota Timberwolves Breakout Candidates in 2022-23

The 2021-22 season was surprising in multiple ways, with development and encouraging signs across the board. Who are some players that can bring their way into relevancy this season?

Six Key Games on the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 2022-23 Schedule

Get the sharpie out and circle those dates.

An Offseason Review of the Eastern Conference After Mitchell Trade

With recent trades, star players returning and new top-end draft talent, we’re in store for some fun in the East in 2022-23.

Could D’Angelo Russell’s Pick-and-Roll Frequency Swing the Wolves’ Offense?

The addition of Rudy Gobert affords the Wolves’ PG1 the potential to play more frequently in his best play type.

Where Will the Timberwolves Look to Help Replace Patrick Beverley’s Production?

Beverley’s departure leaves a big hole in terms of leadership and defense, but Minnesota has pieces that can step up in his absence.

How the Wolves Stagger Towns and Gobert Will Outline Their Rotation

How can the Wolves rotate their big men to maximize team success?

What Sort Of Leap Will Anthony Edwards Make?

Everyone expects the guard to ascend again in his third season, but the specifics of his improvement could go in any of a number of different directions.

Making Sense of the Wolves’ City Edition Jersey Leaks

A couple city edition renderings have leaked their wait onto the internet, with mixed fan reaction (to say the least). Title image credit to @StreetHistory on Twitter.

How Will The Timberwolves Match Up With The Thunder Early In The Season?

Andrew Schlecht of The Athletic joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to discuss.

Anthony Edwards: Hidden No Longer

Last season, a hidden Anthony Edwards wanted to introduce himself to the world under the bright lights. Now, with 16 national TV games, Ant is ready to put on a show.

How Will Karl-Anthony Towns Defend The Perimeter?

Towns’ ability to guard in space is perhaps the most crucial swing skill in his move to power forward.

How Will the Timberwolves Match Up With the Lakers This Season?

The Wolves had their way with the Lake Show last season. Will this coming season be any different?

Minnesota Timberwolves Announce Their 2022-23 Season Schedule

Headlined by Anthony Edwards, Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert, the Wolves will play on National TV 16 times next season.

What Are We Most Excited to See During the 2022-23 Timberwolves Season?

Britt Robson joins the Dane Moore NBA Podcast to discuss.

Wolves to Host Minneapolis Native Chet Holmgren, Thunder in Season Opener

Chet Holmgren will make his NBA debut at Target Center, where he won three state title for Minnehaha Academy

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An NBA Offseason Review of the Wild, Wild West

In a summer the Wolves dominated headlines with their trade for Rudy Gobert, other moves from Western Conference teams haven’t been talked about much (yet).

NBA Trade Value Tiers: Where Do the Wolves Land?

A trade is pretty much out of the question. But after a summer of speculation and action on the value each Wolves player has on the open market, where does the current roster sit?

What Will Rudy Gobert’s Interior Offensive Spacing Look Like?

Gobert is almost assured to elevate the Timberwolves’ defense, but his ability to fit into a missing offensive role will decide the success of this experiment.

Do Wolves Fans’ Expectations Rightfully Exceed Expert Projections?

Are we homers? Or are there things expert projections are missing? What gives?

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Let’s Assess Rudy Gobert’s Playoff Defense

The Jazz have undoubtedly seen a drop-off in their playoff defense, but how much of it falls on Rudy Gobert?