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Minnesota Timberwolves: Igniting Fandom with Free Student Tickets

Minnesota Timberwolves: Igniting Fandom with Free Student Tickets

Luke Sonka, Contributor November 15, 2023

The 2023-2024 season has seen the Minnesota Timberwolves emerge as a powerhouse, boasting a lineup that's arguably the most talented in franchise history. Star players such as Anthony Edwards (Georgia)...

Mike Conley Jr. will work with his former teammate Rudy Gobert at Minnesota

Mike Conley Jr. will work with his former teammate Rudy Gobert at Minnesota

Alex Sharp, Contributor February 22, 2023

In a surprising move, the Minnesota Timberwolves have acquired Mike Conley Jr. from the Utah Jazz in a 3-team trade that also included the Los Angeles Lakers. The Timberwolves received Conley and Nickeil...

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The NBA Playoffs Are Underway and the Timberwolves Are Back

Josh Klopp, Editor May 4, 2022

Last week’s play-in tournament cemented the members of the 2022 NBA Playoffs. One of those late-joining members was the Minnesota Timberwolves, making the playoffs for the second time since 2004. In...

The once untold story of basketball players

The once untold story of basketball players

John Lane, Contributor April 7, 2022

Mental Health has long been an issue in society. While it is a societal issue, chances are you were blind to the potential mental health of the professional athletes we look up to and the ones we are so...

A Recap of the Star-studded NBA Trade Deadline

A Recap of the Star-studded NBA Trade Deadline

Josh Klopp, Contributor February 16, 2022

The biggest stories coming out of the NBA often relate to star players feeling unsatisfied in their current situation. These rumors don’t always lead to players’ wishes being granted. Luckily, this...

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Action Bronson & The NBA Leather Tour: An Artistic Expose

Casey McCabe, Vice President February 16, 2022

On Saturday, February 12, Action Bronson’s NBA Leather tour graced the stages of the Fillmore: Minneapolis. First opening its doors exactly two years prior on February 12, 2020, the Fillmore is one of...

Definitive Sports Trophy Rankings

Definitive Sports Trophy Rankings

Austin Lentz, Contributor November 10, 2021

Sports are a cornerstone of American culture. Often times when a professional sports team wins a championship for a city or state, riots break out due to excitement in terms of celebration. A city or state...

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A new era: the Timberwolves begin resurgence under new management

Ethan Olson, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

Timberwolves fans had all the reason to be excited about their team's future at the start of this NBA season. Exemplified by the $1.5 billion deal done by Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore to acquire the ball...

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Timberwolves President Fired after being caught red-handed with coworker

Ethan Olson, Contributor September 29, 2021

Timberwolves fans were stunned on Wednesday, Sep. 22 when Director of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas was relieved from his position, just two years into the job. This came after what many would consider...

NFTs, NBA Top Shot Craze explained

NFT’s, NBA Top Shot Craze explained

Trey Burmeister, Contributor March 11, 2021

The NBA Top Shot platform, since its open beta launch on October 1, 2020, has done approximately $200 million in sales as of March 8. Almost 20 percent of these total sales was during a single day bull...

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With Pitino potentially on his way out, who’s ready for the hot seat?

Ethan Olson, Onboarding Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

A less than impressive season has come to a close for Golden Gopher basketball, and many fans are calling coach Richard Pitino into question. Although Pitino is still under contract through the 2023-24...

The Return of Bobby Shmurda

The Return of Bobby Shmurda

Casey McCabe, Editor March 10, 2021

On Tuesday, February 23rd 2021 Bobby Shmurda real name Ackquille Jean Pollard was released from Clinton County Correctional Facility on parole. Incarcerated since December of 2014, Bobby has spent much...

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