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Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark

Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark

Michael Geiger, Opinion Editor

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 the league. The Timberwolves have struggled on the court, both at home (7-20) and on the road (9-17). ...

Mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant

Mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant

Benjamin Dettmer

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

Ben Dettmer

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.

Glimmers of hope exist for ailing Timberwolves Fans

Glimmers of hope exist for ailing Timberwolves Fans

Ben Dettmer, Contributor

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 and winning just two of their last ten games have brought them crashing back down to earth in the reloaded...

Minnesota sports fans shouldn’t forget the Timberwolves

Minnesota sports fans shouldn’t forget the Timberwolves

Benjamin Dettmer, Contributor & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2019

There’s an awful lot to be excited about if you’re a Minnesota Sports fan right now. P.J. Fleck has led the Gopher football team to its first 8-0 start since 1941 when the team won the national championship. Fleck just inked a 7-year extension to coach the Gophers through 2026. The Minnesota Twins...

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