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  1. Gift of Love: 29 trades for 29 teams

    Zach Harper

    The end is nigh. Or so it seems. Reports about Kevin Love's uncertain future with the Minnesota Timberwolves are coming out left and right. Every team in the league is positioning itself to capture the star power on the market right now. With the ...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  2. 'Bruise Brothers' the answer for Wolves?

    Zach Harper

    As this reconstruction of the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise has been executed over the past few years, the idea of putting Kevin Love next to a frontcourt bruiser never seemed to be high on the list of priorities. Find a scoring forward like ...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  3. Learning to Love again in Minnesota

    Zach Harper

    Kevin Love's head stays down in the postgame media scrum these days. With his Minnesota Timberwolves off to an impressive start, you'd expect a more cheery mood from the 6-foot-10 power forward. He's putting up video game numbers, but the genial guy ...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  4. Kevin Love's impatient timing

    Zach Harper

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty ImagesKevin Love's impatience could hurt the Timberwolves' roster moves. Before Ricky Rubio went down with a torn ACL, Kevin Love was experiencing a season like he never had before. It wasn't so much the statistical output...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  5. Goodbye, Brad Miller

    Zach Harper

    David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images Brad Miller's tearful goodbye was felt by many. Brad Miller wasn't your typical NBA center during the era of high-flyers and YouTube-inspiring dunks. He wasn't a guy most people would ever think of paying to see pl...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  6. How much is a handshake worth?

    Zach Harper

    Remember this scene on February 28th? The Maloofs and mayor Kevin Johnson had just returned from Orlando, Florida with a newly agreed upon arena deal hammered out. At All-Star Weekend, David Stern and the NBA sat in a room with the owners of the K...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  7. Love's concussion can be a scary situation

    Zach Harper

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images Kevin Love's mild concussion against Denver shouldn't be taken lightly. I still have trouble piecing together the events of a night from 11 years ago. From what I've been told and the little I remember, my rec l...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  8. Timberwolves back in the black

    Zach Harper

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Think about the last time the Minnesota Timberwolves had a winning record more than a handful of games into the season. Having a tough time? It was Jan. 21, 2007, when the Wolves were defeated by the Phoenix Suns to lose their th...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  9. Trust and perception rule the legacy

    Zach Harper

    A few weeks ago, I answered in one of the 5-on-5's that Dirk Nowitzki was the breakout star of the 2010-11 NBA season. On the surface, that looks completely asinine. He was already a star in the NBA. My reasoning was that his legacy and perceptio...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  10. Tuesday's Bullets

    Zach Harper

    Come for the DeMarcus Cousins-Robocop photoshop; stay for Noam Schiller trying to figure out if DeMarcus Cousins in salvageable. Kevin Love has a mohawk. Do you see what you've done, lockout? Actually, thank you. That's pretty great. On Sactown R...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  11. It's not the spending; it's the negotiating

    Zach Harper

    Tim Donahue of the TrueHoop Network Pacers blog (Eight Points, Nine Seconds) has been doing incredible work analyzing and explaining the problems and issues surrounding the collective bargaining agreement throughout this lockout process. Today, he...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  12. Could the lockout cut off migration to NBA?

    Zach Harper

    The big story of the NBA lockout has been the idea of NBA players taking their talents to signing with European teams as a way of replacing a portion of their incomes as the owners try to renegotiate the CBA pie. Deron Williams is going to Turkey....

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  13. Friday's Bullets

    Zach Harper

    I miss this yesterday, but everyone should check out Tom Ziller's Purity Scale for point guards at SB Nation. It shows that not being a pure point guard isn't really a bad thing and that Andre Miller is never as pure as one might imagine. Jay Aych ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  14. NBA 2K12 keeps giving us what we want

    Zach Harper

    Back when the NBA video game world was expanding into giving you an actual NBA experience, the limitations of games reached beyond whatever the technology allowed. While NBA Live 95 was revolutionizing the overall expansion of NBA video games with...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  15. Thursday's Bullets

    Zach Harper

    Vince Carter says he wants to play a couple more seasons. That sounds like a threat. Matt Scribbins of Magic Basketball looks into the concept of Pythagorean wins and tries to figure out why Orlando seems to come up short in reaching those predicte...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  16. Shaq still picking his spots

    Zach Harper

    Shaquille O'Neal has always been pretty adept at pushing buttons. It was almost as if the biggest thing he took away from his time with Phil Jackson was learning the art of crafting a very poignant and provoking remark that stirred up an air of contr...

    Blog | July 21, 2011