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GIFs, NBA / Nov 15, 2014 / 6:16 pm

GIFs: Jrue Holiday & Anthony Davis Throw A Lob Party In Rout Of T-Wolves

Anthony Davis

Man, either the Pelicans are better than we thought — we actually think Brow makes them a fringe playoff contender in the West — or the Timberwolves just weren’t ready to play on Friday night at the Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans. Jrue Holiday and Anthony Davis connected on a pair of alley-oops and the Pellies shot 66 percent from the field in the 139-91 stomping. Read More »

NBA / Nov 13, 2014 / 12:30 am

Video: Dwight Howard Welcomes Andrew Wiggins To NBA With Huge Block

Dwight Howard

Andrew Wiggins learned the hard way that not every player on the Houston Rockets defends like James Harden. After easily beating Harden to the baseline, the rookie rose for a finish only to have his shot swatted into the stands by a soaring Dwight Howard. Read More »

Video / Nov 12, 2014 / 10:30 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Block James Harden’s Layup, Blow By Him For Dunk

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (photo. @cjzero Vine)

Andrew Wiggins is going toe-to-toe with Houston Rockets All-NBA guard James Harden in Mexico City. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie show off his crazy explosion by blocking Harden’s layup, then quickly beating him off the dribble for a baseline slam a few possessions later. Read More »

Smack / Nov 11, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Anthony Bennett Says He Can Now “See What Plays The Coach Wants To Run”

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett had one of the worst rookie seasons of any No. 1 overall pick in NBA history. Offseason shoulder surgery meant he came into camp out of shape. He vacillated between both forward spots during a chaotic year in Cleveland, and shot more three-pointers than necessary, while only connecting on 24.5 percent of them because it’s likely he couldn’t even see the rim from 24 feet out. Read More »

NBA / Nov 9, 2014 / 8:00 pm

GIF: Dwyane Wade Shares Advice With Andrew Wiggins After Heat Beat ‘Wolves

Andrew Wiggins, Dwyane Wade

There’s so much more to like about the NBA than the actual game of basketball. This special moment between a future Hall-of-Famer and a teenage prodigy is a perfect example. After Dwyane Wade led the Miami Heat to a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, the three-time champion offered sage advice to ballyhooed rookie Andrew Wiggins. Read More »

Video / Nov 8, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Put Spin Cycle On Helpless Luol Deng For And-1 Finish

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

The Minnesota Timberwolves will need a lot of this from Andrew Wiggins to withstand the loss of Ricky Rubio. Watch the draft’s number one pick embarrass Luol Deng with a pump fake, spin move, and finish plus the foul in his team’s game against the Miami Heat on Saturday. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 8, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Report: Ricky Rubio Suffers “Significant” Ankle Sprain; Out Several Weeks At Least

Ricky Rubio

When Ricky Rubio crashed to the floor in agony after turning his left ankle during his team’s loss to the Orlando Magic last night, it was easy to assume the worst. The Minnesota Timberwolves maestro couldn’t walk off the floor on his own power, and replays showed a significant twist that made broken bones seem a legitimate possibility. Fortunately for Rubio and his team, though, tests confirmed merely a “significant” sprain that will leave him sidelined indefinitely. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 7, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: Andrew Wiggins’ Body Double Wears Cavs Jersey In adidas “Swingman” Ad

Andrew Wiggins, Swingman

It was easy for outsiders to be perturbed by the basketball limbo that Andrew Wiggins’ was forced to endure this summer, so we can only imagine what the 19 year-old was feeling. Being the subject of incessant trade rumors isn’t exactly how most number one picks dream of beginning their NBA lives. A few months later and coming off the best performance of his career, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star deserves credit for being able to poke fun at that uncomfortable past in an amusing new commercial for adidas’ NBA Swingman jersey. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 6, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Video: Andrew Wiggins Scores 17 Effortless Points In ‘Wolves Win Over Nets

Andrew Wiggins

So much for rookie struggles. Overcoming the league-wide bug that has plagued first-year players in the season’s early going, Andrew Wiggins scored a career-best and new class-high of 17 points (7-12 FGs) in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ impressive road win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. Watch the 19 year-old show off his breadth of raw offensive skills by hitting step-back jumpers, driving to the rim and hanging for acrobatic finishes, and even knocking down an open trey. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Nov 6, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Ricky Rubio Does Not Want To Forget Last Night’s Win

Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic

The Timberwolves got a great road win in Brooklyn last night. Anthony Bennett even re-introduced himself to Mason Plumlee. When Nikola Pekovic spoke with the media after the game, he said the team will do their best to forget the win and move on to the next battle. Ricky Rubio very overtly disagrees. Read More »