1. Kevin Love: 10 Reasons Losing Him Would Be Devastating To Minnesota Timberwolves

    Kevin Love, the Timberwolves' spectacular big, will be offered a six-year, $70 million contract to keep his talents in Minnesota sometime this season. As a T'Wolves enthusiast, I can say that this deal would be well worth it for the club...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 7,815 reads 83 comments

  2. Miami Heat Grades: Taking a Look at Every Player on the Roster in South Beach

    Critics all at once will turn to the 43-19 record that the Miami Heat currently possess and call it a lost season. To be honest, most basketball fans knew they weren't going to break Michael Jordan and the Bulls' 72 win season...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 10,515 reads 81 comments

  3. Grading Minnesota: A Look at Every Player on the Timberwolves' Roster Thus Far

    At press time, the Minnesota Timberwolves stand at 15-47, good for last place in the Western Conference. With guys like Kevin Love and Michael Beasley, this team doesn't plan to stick in the gutters for a long time...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,559 reads 15 comments

  4. NBA Hall of Fame: Does Dennis Rodman Belong with the Best?

    Dennis Rodman was named a finalist to the Basketball Hall of Fame voting a few weeks ago, and much has been made of the topic regarding his presence on the ballot...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,445 reads 70 comments

  5. L.A. Lakers Grades: A Look at Every Player on Los Angeles' Roster Thus Far

    The Los Angeles Lakers have had a bumpy season by their recent standards. At 43-19, they are currently third in the Western Conference and looking to finish strong en route to a hopeful three-peat...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 4,205 reads 30 comments

  6. Minnesota Timberwolves: Is Wesley Johnson the Long-Term Answer at SG?

    Coming into the 2010 NBA Draft, Wesley Johnson was one of the most sought after prospects. A consensus top-five pick, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected him one off the number ...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,701 reads 25 comments

  7. NBA Power Rankings: The 4 Overlooked Teams That Could Make It to the NBA Finals

    The talk of the NBA at the moment has to deal with all these "super franchises" who go out during trade season and scoop up the best players in the league. In the West the favorites have seemingly become the Lakers, Spurs, Thunder and Mavericks...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,307 reads 37 comments

  8. Minnesota Timberwolves: Defense Is the Reason They're Becoming Perennial Losers

    When one reflects upon the dismal 13-46 record the Minnesota Timberwolves sport, immediately they may think it has a lot to do with coaching and the lack of any chemistry going on with the club...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 1,096 reads 16 comments

  9. Kendrick Perkins Deal Proves Oklahoma City Is a Thunderous Force in the West

    In perhaps a questionable deal yesterday, the Celtics sent Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson packing to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 717 reads 38 comments

  10. NBA Trade Rumors: Aaron Brooks To the Wolves for Jonny Flynn?

    ESPN's Marc Stein reported that there is a high chance that Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jonny Flynn will be a Houston Rocket by the end of the day. In acquiring Flynn, the Rockets would send the troubled Aaron Brooks packing...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 1,663 reads 11 comments

  11. Minnesota Timberwolves: 10 Reasons They're Still in Rebuilding Mode

    Earlier this month the Minnesota Timberwolves' general manager, David Kahn, stated firmly that the club was no longer in rebuilding mode...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 6,414 reads 27 comments

  12. Minnesota Timberwolves: Will Newcomer Anthony Randolph Help the Frontcourt?

    Anthony Randolph and his talents were shipped to the Land of 10,000 Lakes last night for the price of a decent player in Corey Brewer...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 1,459 reads 5 comments

  13. NBA Power Rankings: Derrick Rose, Rajon Rondo and the 10 Best Point Guards

    As all of you readers are well-aware of, one thing needs to be set straight: there are many great point guards in the NBA. In fact, I can't remember the last time that so many of them were excelling in all assets of the game...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 3,611 reads 88 comments

  14. NBA All-Star Game: 8 Things You Can Expect To See In Tonight's Clash

    Everyone's talents will be at the Staples Center for the 2011 NBA All-Star Game, and it will be an intense display of offensive skills...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,551 reads 36 comments

  15. NBA Trade Ideas: The 5 Minnesota Timberwolves That May Be Dealt on Feb. 24

    This is my first article as a Timberwolves Featured Columnist, and I would like to foremost thank everyone who has read and commented on my work in order to ensure me this opportunity...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,380 reads 19 comments

  16. Golden State Of Mind: Why Dorell Wright Will Win NBAs Most Improved Player Award

    Dorell Wright spent the first six years of his career in a Miami Heat uniform. During that time, he never started more than 33 games or computed more than 25 minutes in a season...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 1,389 reads 3 comments

  17. NBA Power Rankings: Blake Griffin and the 15 Rookies With the Brightest Futures

    Blake Griffin has jumped onto the basketball scene this season with his frequent appearances on Sportscenter's Top 10 Plays as well as his great athleticism...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 986 reads 4 comments

  18. NBA Trade Speculations: What Are the Wolves' Chances of Landing Steve Nash?

    Rumors have been afloat lately that the Minnesota Timberwolves are inquiring about a fella by the name of Steve Nash...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 1,701 reads 17 comments

  19. NBA Trade Ideas: 5 Reasons The Minnesota Timberwolves Need to Move Corey Brewer

    Corey Brewer might be Minnesota's most potent option as the trade deadline approaches. A spectacular defender and a veteran by the Timberwolves' standards, the former Florida Gator ...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 1,964 reads 10 comments

  20. NBA Trade Rumors: Four Bold Deals that Would Help the Timberwolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have a lot cap room-- more than $11 million to be precise. Therefore, mega deals are a possibility...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 3,288 reads 72 comments

  21. NBA Power Rankings: Carmelo Anthony and the 10 Most Hated Players in the League

    Carmelo Anthony is grabbing headlines everywhere, and for what? Just so a team can sign him for a year or two or three? He isn't even going full speed for the Nuggets right now, so ...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,846 reads 36 comments

  22. NBA Power Rankings: Shannon Brown and Each Team's Most Underappreciated Player

    Every team has that one guy that has doesn't have very lofty expectations, but then comes up big and does great things for the franchise. Shannon Brown of the Lakers is one of those guys...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,296 reads 22 comments

  23. NBA Draft 2011: 10 Prospects The Minnesota Timberwolves Should Be Scouting

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are in the middle of a dismal season, and with a 12-39 record they might as well look into next season's draft class...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 2,698 reads 47 comments

  24. MLB Trade Rumors: Should the Minnesota Twins Try To Snag Michael Young?

    Michael Young, the Rangers ' long-time star infielder, has had just about enough of Texas . The 34-year-old Young has recently stated that the Rangers have "misled and manipulated" him and he is now requesting a trade from Arlington...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 1,887 reads 17 comments

  25. NBA Power Rankings: The Top 10 Starting Guard Tandems in The Association

    With so many good starting guards in the NBA, a lot of the times there are teams with one excellent guard. A lot of the times that above-average guy doesn't have a good wingman (or pointman, for that matter)...

    Joseph Fafinski Written by Joseph Fafinski about over 3 years ago 6,559 reads 127 comments