The 2010-11 Minnesota Timberwolves season was a struggle. But what went wrong? In a word, everything, but that would be too easy. Kevin Love’s 53 game double-double streak overshadowed what was a season full of over blown expectations and vast under achievement. … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review Part 1: What Went Wrong?
The Ty Cobb Regional featured some stiff competition among losers. Brett Favre, Kurt Rambis, Harvey Updyke, Charlie Sheen and David Kahn highlighted the regional's biggest failures. Much like the NCAA Tournament, the first two rounds featured some epic upsets and some orgasmic finales that would have made Gus Johnson keel over into a giant puddle of awesome-sauce. By Peter … [Read more...] about VOTE NOW! The Sports Bank Anti-Bracket Ty Cobb Regional Finals
The New York Knicks finally got their guy. Late Tuesday night the Denver Post reported that the Knicks acquired superstar forward Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets in a blockbuster three-team trade. The Knicks receive a package based around Anthony, but also includes veteran point guard Chauncey Billups. For the Nuggets, their package is based around emerging … [Read more...] about Melo blockbuster lands Timberwolves young, athletic Anthony Randolph
When Minnesota Timberwolves' General Manager David Kahn announced the hiring of head coach Kurt Rambis on August 8, 2009 it was generally well received by fans of the Timberwolves. As a player Rambis won four championships while playing with the Lakers (1982, 85, 87, and 88), and another two championships while he was an assistant coach with the team (2002 and 2009). His … [Read more...] about T’Wolves’ Rambis is Here to Stay
FOX Sports North launches “Unscripted,” a new series of specials designed to bring together leaders and figures in the Minnesota sports landscape, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2011. The first mini-series “Unscripted: Coaches/Manager” features Minnesota Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire, Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Kurt Rambis, Minnesota Wild Head Coach Todd Richards and … [Read more...] about Twins, Gophers, T’Wolves, Wild Head Coaches Doing Talk Show Together
Last week I wrote 5 bold predictions for the 2010-11 Minnesota Timberwolves. After a pitiful 1-4 start, those bold predictions make less sense than trading for a diva wide receiver, then dumping him four weeks later. Truth be told I honestly didn’t foresee such a bad start out of this team. The trouble in paradise that ensued between head coach Kurt Rambis and star play … [Read more...] about 5 Immediate Lineup Changes for the Timberwolves:
The Minnesota Timberwolves enter the 2010 season with plenty of optimism, unfounded or not. … [Read more...] about The Backdoor Cut’s 2010 Minnesota Timberwolves Season Preview