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McCleak

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So Long, Farewell, Arrivederci, Goodbye

With the firing of David Kahn, I thought it might be appropriate to reflect on the glory that was his reign at the Target Center. Kahn, as GM, was many, many things, but he was never boring. It our...

Report: Wolves Fire Kahn, Saunder To Replace Him

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According to NBA.com, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn has been fired. But here's the twist... Flip Saunders will likely replace him. According to the report, Saunders, 58, and Wolves owner Glen Taylor have met several times over the past few weeks and are in the process of negotiating a contract that would run through 2018. The Wolves were 89-223 during Kahn's tenure which, in fairness, included key injuries to Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio and Chase Budinger. But missing on high draft picks Jonny Flynn, Wes Johnson and others was always a staple of Kahn's time in the front office. More in link.

Wolves to amnesty Darko Milicic

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The Minnesota Timberwolves plan to amnesty center Darko Milicic in order to give an offer sheet to Portland Trail Blazers restricted free agent Nicolas Batum, a league source says.

Timberwolves bringing back GM David Kahn for another year

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We are going to have David Kahn to kick around for another year. Minnesota owner Glen Taylor told the Pioneer Press the team plans to bring David Kahn back next season. Kahn is in the final year of his deal but the team has two one-year options and they are picking one up.

Basketball Reference now has Play Index+

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It now features the Event Finder, Lineup Finder, Shot Finder, and Shot Charts. I know how I'm going to be spending the next two weeks.

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Why Wolves Fans Should Be Happy To See Brad Miller Return

The Wolves need help at center. Right now they are starting one of the worst starting centers* in the league. Their backup center* (who is probably has the strongest strengths of the three, if that...

82games.com has returned!

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Check out Rubio's +/- and SG numbers. Small sample size theatre and all, but wholly crap is that encouraging.

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Idle thought on the Amnesty Clause

As the end of the lockout draws nears, people have begun discussing how the upcoming amnesty clause will be used. There have been a lot of mock clauses released, notably on ESPN and Grantland, and...

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Quick question for those that might know

Is there any chance that Kahn is fired and the coaching situation is pushed back a year?  Here's my thought process: Reading between the lines it seems like the big sticking point is Rambis having...

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T-Wolves Offense

In writing my last post, I ran through some T-Wolves shooting/offensive numbers.  I thought people might be interested in seeing them in full.  They're after the jump

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DON'T PANIC: The Wolves After 3 Games

The Wolves have started out 1-2.  They have a 20 point beating on their record already.   I thought it might be worthwhile to check out how they're doing against the rest of the league, and how...

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Random Thought: Willie Warren

Willie Warren, once considered a top 10 pick in the draft, looks to now be a fringe first rounder.  For a refresher, here's his Draft Express page: h...

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Lazy Saturday trade

Since we don't have much to do these day but speculate on the draft, I thought I'd throw together a trade combining the two most persistent rumors, the GS trade and the Philly one: h...

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SHOCKER: Bill Simmons is a poor fact-checker

From Bill Simmon's Top 40 Trade Value Column: Follow-up story: Another NBA team sent someone to Spain to watch Rubio play for FC Barcelona a few weeks ago. The individual ran into one of Rubio's...

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Thrilling Trade Thursday!

At work today I began a thought experiment: Is there any way the 76ers can trade their 2 biggest contracts (Dalembert and Brand) to contending teams that need big men while the Wolves also get...

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Trade Machine nonsense

In lieu of trying to find good in blowout after blowout, I thought I might put together a reasonable trade for the Timberwolves to even things out.  Below is a Sacramento/Memphis/Minnesota trade.

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Desmond Mason To Leave The Thunder

Mason won't return to Thunder  

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3-Way Holiday Trade!

I figured while we're all waiting for some news or another to break on Rubio, we might as well engage in our favorite pastime, speculation about possible trades.  Last week, Chad Ford mentioned in...

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Quick Kahn Hits

First, in what is an utter non-shock, the players are already walking back their unconditional support of McHale: "We have to put Mac out of our heads right now," Jefferson said. "I talked to some...

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New Game: Build A Better Timberwolves

Considering the doldrums the Wolves are in right now, and how we can't do anything but wait for a the draft to come around, I figured we should play a game of Build A Better Timberwolves.  Here's...

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On the draft

First, the more I look at the draft, the less I like the Wolves choices with their first pick.  If they stay at the 5 they're in a complete and utter crapshoot.  With that in mind, I would like to...

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Trade Possibility

Following up on a mentioned trade in the Phoenix thread, doesn't it make a ton of sense for the Timberwolves to trade for Tyson Chandler?  You get excellent young interior D with a price tag that...

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Trade Watch Suggestions

With the trade deadline approaching, I figure it would behoove us to look at moves the Wolves could conceivably make in order to improve this team.  Now, the caveat with these is that I don't think...

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DON'T PANIC: Of Effective Field Goals

Like a disturbance in the Force, I can sense the number Minnesota Flagellants about to explode.  So I thought I'd do a little to quell fears about the Wolves.  Now, when I was watching the Wolves...

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The Cost Of Disruption?

Over the past couple of weeks, Wolves fans have been hoping, not without cause, that the team would make a trade.  Specifically mentioned was getting one of Memphis' gazillion point guards, or...

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DON'T PANIC: The Wolves Will Lose On Tuesday

They have a new coach, went through the second most disruptive event in Taylor's history with the team, and have to get the a new style with new plays in place within 48 hours.  Don't be surprised...

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