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Wolves' Long Road Trip Begins Long Season

by Jonathan Tjarks

Nov 17, 2014 5:06 PM

Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine are the first pair of 19-year-olds to start for an NBA team since Josh Smith and Marvin Williams in 2004. The next few months are about survival. Read more »

Tags: Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

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Internal Improvement Candidates: Northwest Division

by Jonathan Tjarks

Oct 15, 2014 10:26 AM

All five teams in the Northwest have committed to building through the draft and Steven Adams, Kenneth Faried, Will Barton, Gorgui Dieng and Trey Burke are young players that can offer their teams improvement from within. Read more »

Tags: Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

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Top-5 Non-National Teams For 14-15

by Daniel Leroux

Oct 2, 2014 3:15 PM

The top teams to watch on League Pass have to have entertainment value on a game to game basis and fascinating pieces in the form of young talent or new additions. Each of these squads fits that bill and there were a few tough omissions as well. Read more »

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, NBA

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A Superstar Is Not Enough Out West

by Jonathan Tjarks

After years of failed lottery picks, the Wolves finally seem to have a front office capable of finding talent in the draft, the most important asset for a rebuilding franchise in the modern NBA. Read more »
The Law Of Small Numbers

by Daniel Leroux

While taking a quick glance at the market for Kevin Love around draft day could have led to confidence for the Warriors, any concept that letting the string play out would be to their advantage would be deeply misguided. Read more »
NBA Mock Draft, Version 1.0

by Jonathan Tjarks

With the Cavaliers, Bucks, 76ers, Magic and Jazz owning the first five picks, we can begin to examine what will go into the decision-making process of the the first 14 selection. Read more »
Identifying What Late 1st Round Big Men CAN Do

by Jonathan Tjarks

You can always find a good perimeter player in the D-League, but the best 6’10+ players in the world are pretty much spoken for. Mason Plumlee and Dieng had turned themselves into effective centers in college, but they slipped in the draft because of concerns about their age and ceiling. Read more »
The Utter Nightmare Of Minnesota's 2011 Draft

by Daniel Leroux

A bad draft can happen in a variety of ways: poor selections, bad trades, or taking options off the table for no reason. All three hit David Kahn and the Wolves at the same time. Read more »
The Western Conference At The Deadline

by Haven Kaplan-Miner

The Western Conference is highly competitive this season, but that didn't carry over to a deadline in which Steve Blake was the most important acquisition after the Rockets were unable to cash in their Omer Asik chip. Read more »
30 Rapid-Fire Questions For Each Team's Front Office

by Benjamin Cantor

The following 30 questions are the biggest issues facing each NBA front office as the 13-14 regular season begins. Read more »
Top-10 Lottery Teams That Could Make The 2014 NBA Playoffs

by Matt McCready

The Pelicans, Raptors, Pistons, Wolves, Cavaliers, Blazers, Wizards, Mavericks, and maybe even the Kings and Bobcats could find their way into the playoffs if a number of things go right. Read more »
Top-Five 2nd-Favorite Teams

by Daniel Friedberg

In an NBA so rich with talent and intriguing storylines, how can you limit yourself to just one team? These five squads deserve second billing in your hearts and remote-holding hands. Read more »
30-Team Offseason Rundown

by Daniel Leroux

Great drafts for the Rockets, 76ers, Nets, Warriors, Hawks and Grizzlies headline this complete rundown of the 2013 offseason. Read more »
2013 NBA Offseason Primer

by Daniel Leroux

With the 2013 NBA offseason underway, here is a primer on what all 30 teams are facing. Read more »
Leroux's 2013 NBA Draft Review

by Daniel Leroux

Breaking down all 30 teams by category of how they fared in the often surprising, never disappointing 2013 NBA Draft. Read more »
How Many Players Teams Acquire At Each Trade Deadline On Average

by RealGM Staff Report

The Kings, Knicks, Rockets, Thunder and Cavaliers have been the most active teams at the deadline over the past decade, while the Spurs, Pistons, Heat, Lakers and Pacers have made the fewest deals. Read more »
The Uncertain NBA Career Of Derrick Williams

by Andrew Perna

Derrick Williams isn’t just a reserve forward for the Timberwolves, he is only 18 months removed from being the second overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft and that makes the first 80 games of his career so enigmatic. Read more »
Kirilenko's NBA Departure And Return

by Michael Scotto

Andrei Kirilenko talks to RealGM about his experience with CSKA, winning the bronze in London, the impact of Mikhail Prokhorov on the Russian game and his initial days with the Wolves. Read more »
Leroux's 2012-13 NBA Tier Predcitions

by Daniel Leroux

While the drop-off from the Heat to the rest of the Eastern Conference is severe, the Lakers, Spurs and Thunder have quick company in the second and third tiers. Read more »
Leroux's 30-Team Offseason Review

by Daniel Leroux

The Nuggets, Lakers, Heat, 76ers and Nets were amongst the teams with great offseasons, while the Bucks, Magic, Suns, Knicks, Cavaliers and Bulls were in the bad column. Here's how all 30 teams have fared in the 2012 offseason. Read more »
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