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Author: Aaron Herbst

Playoff Time: Breaking Down The Timberwolves-Rockets Series

By: Aaron Herbst | April 15, 2018 It was an electric atmosphere at Target Center following the overtime victory against the Denver Nuggets in a winner-take-all matchup to decide who would be the eighth and final seed in the loaded western conference 2018 playoff race. For many young Timberwolves fans, the playoffs are just an abstract concept they’ve only heard about from their older friends or family which they refer to as “the good ‘ol days”. But it happened. The playoffs are finally here! And along with that, the chance to get obliterated by the Houston Rockets. Too dark?...

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Is Andrew Wiggins third wheel material? — part 2

By: Aaron Herbst | April 15, 2018 Part two: Jimmy Butler leaving town Jimmy Butler has made everything a lot more complicated for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Not worse, just….complicated. The Wolves planned on developing their young core–Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns, Zach LaVine, and yes, even Tyus Jones–so that when the Golden State Warriors reign of terror was over, they could step up and be the team to beat in the Western Conference.   That plan was fast tracked when Jimmy Butler came to town. He brought a win-now mentality and a sense of urgency to the franchise. With the...

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