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NBA regular season preview: All things Minnesota

NBA regular season preview: All things Minnesota
December 10, 2020

The Minnesota Timberwolves took many of the headlines heading into draft day in the NBA. On November 18, Minnesota entered the draft with the first overall pick and one major choice to make, who do they...

Lakers win NBA Championship to honor Kobe

Lakers win NBA Championship to honor Kobe
October 21, 2020

On January 26, 2020, the world woke up to a shock in the news: former NBA great Kobe Bryant passed away from a helicopter crash In California. In this terrible crash, the NBA legend lost his oldest daughter...

Nuggets Shock the Clippers in 7-Game Series

September 23, 2020
The lesson to take here is anything can happen in basketball, even when you find yourself down 3-1 in the series for the second time.

Gophers lose big lead, suffer epic collapse against Maryland

Gophers lose big lead, suffer epic collapse against Maryland
March 7, 2020

Going into halftime against Maryland, the Gopher basketball team likely felt on top of the world. Minnesota just played its best half of the season against the ninth-ranked Terrapins and held a commanding...

Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark

Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark
February 23, 2020

As the NBA moves into the second half of its 2019-2020 season, the Minnesota Timberwolves remain in a state of flux. Through 53 games, Minnesota’s record is a paltry 16-37, the fourth-worst record in...

Mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant

Mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant
February 20, 2020
Kobe was a testament to hard work and inspired millions of people around the world well beyond the game of basketball.

Houston, we have a problem: NBA announces lower salary cap

Houston, we have a problem: NBA announces lower salary cap
February 20, 2020
Barring a miracle, the 2020-2021 salary cap increase will be the smallest year-to-year increase that the NBA has seen since 2014.

Golden Gophers gearing up for potential Big Ten-heavy March Madness

Golden Gophers gearing up for potential Big Ten-heavy March Madness
February 7, 2020

As the college basketball season comes down to the final stretch, the Golden Gophers have a decent shot to make the March Madness basketball tournament. Sitting at 12-10 at the time of writing, the...

Glimmers of hope exist for ailing Timberwolves Fans

Glimmers of hope exist for ailing Timberwolves Fans
December 15, 2019

After coming out of the gates strong and surging to a 3-0 start, the Timberwolves have since cooled down and fallen outside the playoff picture early on in the 2019 NBA season. Losers of their last six...

Kris Humphries: former Gopher, current entrepreneur

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September 12, 2019

It’s not often that a basketball player of Kris Humphries’ caliber is most known for something completely unrelated to sports.  Then again, it’s not often that two people are married for as...

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