Acquiring Rose is a bad idea for Minnesota

The Minnesota Timberwolves need to add defensive prowess and efficient 3-point shooting to their roster this summer. Naturally, one of the first free agents they’ve been linked to is a poor defensive player who cannot shoot threes. ESPN’s Ian Begley reported in May the Timberwolves “view Derrick Rose as a potential free-agent target this summer.” Earlier this month Begley reported

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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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Top 10 Worst Sports Franchises

By Michael Gilbert 10. Los Angeles Clippers People may look at this and go “WOAH, why are the Clippers on this list?” Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan make this team a Western Conference title contender this year, but I say hold that thought because the Clippers haven’t been relevant for NBA standards until the 2011-2012 season, where the

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Andrew Wiggins: The Heir to King James

Lebron James: Man among boys, god among mortals. It is hard to compare any player to Lebron, with one near-sighted exception. Andrew Wiggins. Although Wiggins lacks the physical, overbearing physique of James, he has athleticism that can challenge even the King. Although he may have kinks in his game that he still needs to sort out, it is not hard

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NBA Preview: Northwest Division

By Michael Hendricks With NBA season right around the corner, there are still plenty of questions to be answered as to who will rise above the rest, who will flop, and who will stay exactly where we thought they would be. The Northwest Division is no exception to that rule, as it presents a myriad of story lines to consider.

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Kevin Love to CLE: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Kevin Love have finally parted ways, but the story is just beginning. There are countless layers to the biggest blockbuster the NBA has seen since Carmelo Anthony headed east. The media focus has largely been on the Cleveland end of the deal but perhaps the more complex end of this story lies in Minnesota. The trade has

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