Why the Timberwolves should not trade for Jimmy Butler

The Minnesota Timberwolves are willing to part with the number five pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in hopes of acquiring Jimmy Butler, according to a Monday report by ESPN. Butler just completed his fifth season in the NBA, earning his second all-star selection and a spot on the league’s All-Defensive Second team. The 26-year-old is one of the best

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The Golden Globe..trotters?

I was contemplating the meaninglessness of awards shows like the Golden Globes this past weekend while watching the Lakers struggle to remember what basketball is, when I realized something. This year, almost every single NBA team matches up perfectly with a movie that released in 2015. And now, after applying all of my admittedly limited cinematic knowledge and my even more

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Questions of the week: November 26

The College Tailgate staff has decided to launch a weekly article where all our writers get their two cents on the biggest narratives of the week from all around the sports world. Let us know what you think of this idea in the comment section below! NFL QUESTION The Dallas Cowboys ended a seven game skid this weekend and moved

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5 Times it’s Acceptable to Hate a Team

We’ve all been there. We’ve all watched as that one team we hate with a passion that burns hotter than the deepest pit of Hell wins a title, wins a game, wins $2 on a scratch-off lottery ticket while we’re stuck with our team who only wins a “free game.” It’s the worst. Heck, it’s worse than the worst, because every time

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How to Build an NBA Contender

Greatness is not something that can simply be wished into existence. Victory cannot be served, lightly salted, on a silver platter. Not a person alive can find success wrapped up with a bow and polka-dot wrapping paper. These are truths that do not bend in any sense of the word, because they are universal; each one of the rewards here

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