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  1. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: While the clock ticks toward 11:01 p.m. Tuesday night on the Wolves' pursuit of Nicolas Batum, Kevin Love's clock is ticking toward 2015 on David Kahn and Glen Taylor. Strong-armed into taking that four-year contract ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ray Richardson of the Pioneer Press: Realizing that an impact player would not be available with the No. 18 overall pick in the draft on Thursday night, June 28, the Wolves added more experience to the roster Tuesday by trading the pick to Houston fo...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press: Even though Kevin Love would have been a restricted free agent and not likely to leave next season, the Wolves had to send a message to Love, his teammates and fans that they were committed to keeping him as a core...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press: "Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Tuesday that Rick Adelman was the top choice of basketball president David Kahn when the Wolves began their search for a coach to succeed fired Kurt Rambis. 'Early in the proc...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press: "It'll be interesting whether Timberwolves small forward Michael Beasley's recent ticketing for allegedly having marijuana in his car and speeding, coupled with the Wolves' drafting last month of small forward D...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  6. Expect Ricky Rubio to evolve in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Reports continue to suggest that Ricky Rubio will be playing for the Timberwolves next season. Rubio's numbers have been down in recent years. In a conversation with Benjamin Polk of A Wolf Among Wolves, David Thorpe points to Rubio's Barcelona co...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  7. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ben Polk of A Wolf Among Wolves: "It has been nearly two weeks since Japan weathered the largest earthquake in its recorded history, been deluged by a tsunami and terrified by the specter of nuclear disaster. Whole towns have been destroyed. People h...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Troy Murphy is ready to spray tan you and he's certified. Wow, how do I love the Internet. Ben Polk of A Wolf Among Wolves: "The Wolves approach NBA basketball with the anxious energy of a group of people about to do something really difficult that...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  9. Trade deadline: Latest links

    Henry Abbott

    • We're talking trade deadline all day. Join the Daily Dime Live chat. • Sources: Rockets, Wolves discuss Jonny Flynn deal • Stein: Mavs eye Tayshaun Prince, J.R. Smith, sources say • Hollinger trade grades: Baron Da...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  10. John Hollinger predicts Knick mediocrity

    Henry Abbott

    In New York, people have been unbelievably excited about the Knicks' triumphant return to halfway-decency. But John Hollinger (Insider), in a discussion of the whole league (which includes noteworthy mocking of Wolves GM David Kahn), says to expec...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ben Polk of a Wolf Among Wolves: "Kevin Love tends to draw the kind of praise that we've come to understand as racially coded cliches. In the Worlds, Fran Fraschilla (who I should say right out front is a terrific analyst who understands the hell out...

    Blog | September 01, 2010
  12. No such thing as an alpha dog?

    Henry Abbott

    Seriously? Don't take my word for it, I'm just learning about it myself. But apparently the idea that packs of wolves in the wild would be led by an alpha dog is outdated thinking. Apparently we used to assume that was so, based on some flawed res...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  13. Welcome A Wolf Among Wolves

    Henry Abbott

    The TrueHoop Network has a new member today: A Wolf Among Wolves, run my Myles Brown and Benjamin Polk. We have high hopes for this site, which will detail the ins and outs of a team that -- despite a heck of a lot of losing -- has managed to be o...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  14. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "Wolves forward Damien Wilkins isn't surprised the Thunder is contending for a playoff spot in the West. He saw their possibilities up close when he played with the franchise for the first five seasons of his career. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2010
  15. Wolves' Kahn insists Jefferson not available

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein Minnesota Timberwolves president David Kahn insists that Al Jefferson has not been made available -- to anyone -- in advance of the Feb. 18 trading deadline. "As I've said publicly," Kahn told, "I have no intention of ...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  16. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jim Souhan of the Star Tribune: "Before the Timberwolves traded Kevin Garnett to the Celtics for Al Jefferson and fodder, Wolves fans were tired of losing in the first round of the playoffs, Danny Ainge was considered a general manager flop on par wi...

    Blog | November 04, 2009