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The Punch-Drunk Podcast (ep. 17): The Preseason Edition

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Commentary on the Minnesota Timberwolves and the National Basketball Association.

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 16

In which we discuss the Timberwolves near the season’s end point, player development, potential draft prospects, and more.

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 15

Ricky Rubio has been the subject of recent trade rumors

Ricky Rubio has been the subject of recent trade rumors

In which we discuss the Timberwolves at the midseason point, Ricky Rubio trade rumors, how the Wolves’ young core compares to others, and potential 2017 draft prospects.

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 14

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In which we look ahead at the Wolves options in the NBA Draft.

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 13

In which we discuss this and more.

Histogram of Death

 

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Ep. 12: A New Day

In which we discuss Karl-Anthony Towns, Ricky Rubio, and early impressions on the 2015-16 Wolves season.

(Eds. Note: We taped this yesterday. As usual, we had some technical difficulties during this one. ymmv.)

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Ep. 11: The Offseason

In which we discuss Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett’s Team Canada exploits, Carmelo Anthony’s early free-agency recruitment of Kevin Durant, and offer (tongue-in-cheek) “sneaky 2015-16 predictions” for each player on the Wolves’ roster.

(Eds. Note: We had some technical difficulties during this one. ymmv.)

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Punch-Drunk Podcast: Wiggins, LaVine, and the Season

In which we discuss Zach LaVine, Andrew Wiggins, Shabazz Muhammad, Anthony Bennett, and Sean (Mc)Sweeney.

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Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 10: Wiggins and the Rest (Plus GERALD GREEN!, Injuries and Tanking, and the NBA Draft)

Gerald Green put on a brief but amazing show on Wednesday against the Wolves.

Gerald Green put on a brief but amazing show on Wednesday against the Wolves.

In which we discuss Andrew Wiggins, Shabazz Muhammad, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young, Mo Williams, Zach LaVine, Gerald Green’s performance, injuries and tanking, and some NBA Draft prospects who intrigue us.

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Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 9: Ricky and the Rest

Ricky Rubio's ankle injury may end up as the season's defining event.

Ricky Rubio’s ankle injury may end up as the season’s defining event.

In which we discuss what the team is (or, rather, isn’t) without Ricky Rubio, our impressions of the Wolves youngsters so far, and whether Flip Saunders looks like a good coaching fit in Minnesota.

(And, yes, a little Zach Lavine).

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Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 8: Early Impressions on the Newcomers

Will this man be playing a lot in a backcourt near you?

Will this man be playing a lot in a backcourt near you?

In which we discuss Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thad Young, Flip Saunders, and, yes, Zach Lavine.

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Episode 7

In which we review the preseason, prospects for the regular season, and Mike Penberthy.

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Waiting for Wiggins: Day 3 of 30

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The Punch-Drunk Podcast has been on hiatus for a while. But now it’s back. With more discussion of Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Kevin Love trades, and the upcoming season.

[audio http://archive.org/download/PDWEpisode6/PDW_Episode_6.mp3]

Wiggins-Bennett 2016. That’s all.

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Wheelman Presents: The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Vol. 5, Part 2 (The Timberwolves Coaching Search Edition)

Andy G's mom likes Mike D'Antoni.

Andy G’s mom likes Mike D’Antoni. (Original photo from Twitter.)

The Punch-Drunk Podcast has been on hiatus for a while. But now it’s back. With more discussion of the Wolves’ vacant coaching position. (Eds. Note: Andy G’s stanky-leg Comcast internet connection cut out at the very end, so when the Comcast Gods restored connectivity, the pod was split into two parts. This is part two. Part one is here)

In this edition, we recover from Comcast-induced technical difficulties, discuss the pros and cons of some potential candidates for the Wolves’ head coaching position, and speculate that Andy G’s mom has a crush on Mike D’Antoni.

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Wheelman Presents: The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Vol. 5, Part 1 (The NBA Playoffs First Round Edition)

Mike "Nude Boozer iPhone autocorrect" Budenholzer has the Hawks poised for game seven in Indiana.

Mike “Nude Boozer iPhone autocorrect” Budenholzer (left) has the Hawks poised for game seven in Indiana. Spurs coach Greg Popovich has his own game seven against Dallas.

The Punch-Drunk Podcast has been on hiatus for a while. But now it’s back. With more NBA playoffs. (Eds. Note: Andy G’s stanky-leg Comcast internet connection cut out at the very end, so when the Comcast Gods restored connectivity, the pod was split into two parts.)

In this edition, we discuss the first round of the playoffs, our favorites in the five upcoming Game Sevens, our nickname for Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, and whether the playoffs so far offer any lessons for the Timberwolves in their effort to contend for a playoff spot next season.

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Wheelman Presents: Punch-Drunk Podcast, Vol. 4

In which we discuss Shabazz Muhammad, Royce White, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, and Billl Simmons and the future of (sports) journalism.

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Wheelman Presents: The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Vol. 3

In which we review the trade deadline, the Wolves’ big win over the Pacers, Al Jefferson’s resurgence in Charlotte, and how Kevin Love might take his game to yet another level.

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Wheelman Presents: The Punch-Drunk Podcast, Vol. 2

In which we review the Wolves performance last week, assess their playoff chances, talk All-Star Weekend, and discuss Hoop Ideas for addressing the NBA age-minimum issue.

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Wheelman Presents: The Punch-Drunk Podcast (PDP), Vol. 1

In which we discuss Timberwolves injuries and their implications; the upcoming schedule; and longer term implications (TRADE DEADLINE). (!)

[Recorded 2/9/2014]

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