Post Tagged with: "Minnesota Timberwolves"

The Season of the Power Forward

The Season of the Power Forward

Rami Michail – In a season where the point guard position took a hit with injuries to Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, and Rajon Rondo; where James Harden is the long top dog on the list of shooting guards with Kobe Bryant out for the season and Dwyane Wade battling injuries; where the center spot is gradually improving again thanks to the likes of Dwight Howard, DeMarcus Cousins, Joakim Noah […]

Roundtable: The Wild, Wild West

Roundtable: The Wild, Wild West

The West is stacked. We know that. But, with 20-odd games remaining in the 2013-2014 regular season, we still have no idea how all this madness is going to play out. Are the Phoenix Suns really legit? How far will the Trail Blazers’ high octane offense take them? And who is going to round out the bottom half of the Playoff picture? With those questions in mind, I turn it over to Kyle, Rami […]

Petteri Koponen loses Ricky Rubio with a filthy behind-the-back dribble

Petteri Koponen loses Ricky Rubio with a filthy behind-the-back dribble

I had no idea who Petteri Koponen was before I was this clip, but after seeing him lose Ricky Rubio with a move that would make Kyrie Irving smile, he has got my attention. For the record, he’s from a 25 year old point guard out of Finland, who would have had a pretty miserable EuroBasket had it […]

Nikola Pekovic could make an extra $8 million over five years if he meets all his contract incentives

Nikola Pekovic could make an extra $8 million over five years if he meets all his contract incentives

Nikola Pekovic signed a five-year, $60 million extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves this off-season, but it turns out that he could make another $1.6 million per year if he accomplishes a few goals set by the Timberwolves [...]

Why Nikola Pekovic deserves his five-year, $60 million contract

Why Nikola Pekovic deserves his five-year, $60 million contract

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Nikola Pekovic have agreed to a five year contract worth $60 million. I’ve been a big fan of Pekovic’s game for a while now, but even this had me scratching my head, wondering if the Timberwolves made the right move locking him up for the […]

Derrick Williams throws down some vicious dunks for the campers at his Skills Academy

Derrick Williams throws down some vicious dunks for the campers at his Skills Academy

Derrick Williams may not be able to hit a shot 10 or more feet from the basket for his life, but the dude sure can dunk, which seems like a good enough reason to attend his Skills Academy, especially if he’s going to put on a dunking show like this on the regs [...]

CJ McCollum tried to warn Shabazz Muhammad, but it was too late

CJ McCollum tried to warn Shabazz Muhammad, but it was too late

The majority of the rookies are currently in Florham Park, New Jersey, attending the Rookie Transition Program, which is a four-day event tailored towards teaching them what to do and what not to do now that they are making millions and millions of dollars. The thing is, there are strict rules and if you […]