NBA 

10 things we learned about the Western Conference this regular season

This regular season has been riddled with a linty of storylines that have driven this years NBA regular season. Here are 10 things we learned about the Western Conference this regular season 10. The NBA is hard! Many people (including myself) felt that the Timberwolves would make a turnaround this season. They had one of the top centers in young... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Wiz comeback efforts not enough in loss to Wolves

Washington could not complete a third consecutive come back as they lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-104. Down by as much as 21 points, the Wizard’s tired legs showed themselves in a big way. Washington is currently in the midst of a four game in five night stretch and it showed. Whether it was tired legs or mental fatigue, they... Read More
NBA 

Disappointments from the first half of the NBA Season

At the half way point of the season, we have learned a lot about the NBA. Going into the season, there were a lot of expectations that came with this season (and rightfully so). From the Rajon Rondo fiasco to the Brooklyn Nets, Here are my top five disappointments of the first have of the season.   5. Devin Booker’s wide-open... Read More
NBA Podcasts 

No Name Podcast Episode 24: The Return of Eddie

    The Podcast is back after a long break due to things outside of my control. I was joined by Eddie McDonald (@KingEdward15) as we spent time going over a number of topics including Westbrook, Harden, Wolves, Embiid and many more.       Read More
NBA 

Minnesota Timberwolves Season Preview

The Timberwolves have all the pieces to be something special this season. Since Kevin Garnett was traded to the Boston Celtics back in 2007, Minnesota has for lack of a better terms have been bottom feeders in the NBA. Yes, Kevin Love was a force of the team for 2008 to 2014, but that did not translate into wins. However, year after... Read More
Podcasts 

The Finals Talk, No Name Podcast style

  After a few weeks of schedule conflicts The No Name Podcast is back. I (@GainesonNBA) sat down with guest Mike Sykes (@MikeDSykes) to discuss the Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the amazing performances by Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, Steph Curry’s struggles, Draymond Green’s impact, Harrison Barnes, the Jimmy Butler trade talk, and many more tangents. Read More
NBA 

Wolves get their guy, hire Tom Thibodeau as head coach

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor took little time in finding the team’s next head coach and general manager. On Wednesday, the T-Wolves announced the hiring of former Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau as the new head coach and president of basketball operations. The team also announced the hiring of former San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Scott Layden as... Read More
NBA 

Charlotte acquires Mo Williams, Daniels from Wolves

The Charlotte Hornets still plan on making the playoffs even with the absence of their best player and starting point guard Kemba Walker. Walker is out for another five weeks with a slight tear in his meniscus, he’s had surgery, but it’s an issue he’s had since high school and continued to play through college and his first few seasons... Read More
NBA 

NBA Season Preview: Northwest Division

With the 2013-14 NBA season just over 24 hours away from us, My Mind on Sports is wrapping up their divisional roundtables with the Northwest division. This division consists of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trail Blazers. Enjoy.  1. How will Russell Westbrook’s injury impact the Oklahoma City Thunder? Michael Sykes: I think... Read More
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