Eric in Madison

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I have been an author for Canis Hoopus since 2012 and took over as Site Manager in 2013.

Canis Hoopus is the premier fan site and blog for fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Our goal is to provide our readers with excellent content about the team and the NBA from a variety of perspectives, as well as to provide the best forum around for intelligent discussion of the Wolves, basketball, and life.

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Monday Cup of Canis


The Pacers defeated the Heat at home in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Lynx won their home opener in overtime after their ring ceremony. A Love filled weekend. Cup of Canis.

Heat at Pacers Game Thread


After two days without NBA basketball, the Conference Finals get underway in the East with the Pacers hosting the Heat.

What Does Love Get You?

We've reached that point. Kevin Love can opt out of his deal in a year, the rumor mill needs feeding, and the Wolves can't seem to find a coach.They talked to some high picks at the combine. So...

Saturday Open Thread


The Lynx won their opener on the road over the Mystics last night. Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus carried the scoring load. Arsenal tries to get a trophy today in the FA Cup Final, and La Liga...

Lynx Open Season Tonight at Washington Mystics


The Lynx will be seeking their third championship in four years and second in a row starting tonight in Washington. Lots of talent. Also obstacles.

Friday Cup of Canis


The Pacers and Thunder close out their series' on the road to set up the conference finals. The Pacers host the Heat on Sunday while the Thunder will be at San Antonio to face the Spurs on Monday....

Thursday Night Playoffs Game Thread


The Wizards and Clippers will try to force game sevens in their respective series with home wins tonight. Enjoy the games and chat about them here.

Thursday Cup of Canis


Both the Heat and Spurs close out their 2nd round series in five games and advance to their respective conference finals.

Wednesday Night Playoffs Game Thread


Two home teams looking to close out their series' in five games and clinch their spots in their respective conference finals. The Heat host the Nets following a big game four win, and the Spurs...

Wolves Coaching Candidate: George Karl


Another in sort of a series of profiles on possible Timberwolves coaches. Unless I run out of energy. Or the Wolves actually hire someone. Today we look at long time NBA coach George Karl, who most...

Wednesday Cup of Canis


The Wizards survive and get their series with the Pacers back to Washington for a game six while the Clippers lose a heart breaker to the Thunder to go down 3-2.

Tuesday Night Playoffs Game Thread


A possible close out game in Indiana, and a vital game five in Oklahoma City are on tonight's slate.

Wolves Around the World


The Wolves are spread out around the world this off-season. Checking in on what's going on.

NBA Draft Combine Gets Underway Tomorrow


A major date on the NBA calendar, but ultimately of dubious use, the NBA draft combine gets underway in Chicago on Wednesday. 60 draft hopefuls will be poked and prodded and measured. Fun!

Tuesday Cup of Canis


The Heat won a tight one to take a 3-1 series lead, while the Blazers took control in the third quarter to stay alive in their series against the Spurs.

Monday Night Playoffs Game Thread


Two game fours on tap tonight. The Nets will try to even their series at two games apiece at home in Brooklyn, while the Blazers will try to stave off elimination in Portland.

Monday Cup of Canis


Two big comeback victories in the playoffs on Sunday, as the Clippers overcame the Thunder at home and the Pacers got by the Wizards on the road.

Weekend Open Thread


Two very different games saw both road teams victorious on Friday night. Two more games on the slate tonight.

Friday Playoffs Game Thread


Both series are even at one apiece as they change venues for two critical game threes. Enjoy.

Timberwolves Coaching Candidate: Tom Izzo


It seems unlikely that he's willing to leave Michigan State, but it seems pretty clear that he's the guy Flip Saunders wants as next coach of the Timberwolves. Let's take a look.

Friday Cup of Canis


Both home teams won last night, establishing 2-0 series leads as the second round shifts cities beginning tonight in Washington, DC and Los Angeles.

Thursday Playoffs Game Thread


The Nets and Blazers will look to rebound from game one losses and steal road wins in their second round series.

Thursday Cup of Canis


After home losses in their respective game ones, the Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder both rebounded with game two wins to even their series' at one game apiece.

Wednesday Night Playoffs Game Thread


The 2nd round featured four not so close games in the openers. Hopefully the 2nd games are better. Two tonight: Wizards at Pacers and Clippers at Thunder. Enjoy em. Chat about it here.

Wednesday Cup of Canis


Both home teams, the Heat and Spurs, won with relative ease in their second round openers last night. Meanwhile, Kevin Durant was named MVP, and Mark Jackson lost his job.

Tuesday Night Playoff Game Thread


The other two second round series get underway tonight. Miami back on the floor for the first time in a while, and an interesting point guard match up in San Antonio.

Tuesday Cup of Canis


Much like the first round began, road teams were successful in both round two series openers last night. The Wizards and Clippers both took control early in their games and stayed out front...

Monday Night Playoffs Game Thread


After about 24 hours to catch your breath, the 2nd round of the playoffs gets underway tonight with two games. The Wizards visit the Pacers in the first game, while the Clippers are in OKC to face...

Is it Getting a Little Drafty?


As much as I have to fake interest in the draft, I thought it was time we dedicated a thread to it. Mostly because vjl110 just linked to some new spreadsheets.

Monday Cup of Canis


The 2nd round of the playoffs is set, and it begins with two games tonight. Hopefully the 2nd round is as compelling as the first.

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