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A Premature LOL: How I was wrong about Gerald Green

Basketball usually isn’t funny.  Watching the Timberwolves evokes a wide array of emotions of mine and, if you’re reading this, probably yours too.  In recent seasons past the Wolves’ play has incited fans to boil with anger and discontent–the ones who didn’t walk away entirely, that is.  With the exception of January 2009 and last season with Ricky, the overwhelming reaction to watching Wolves basketball has been negative.  We’ve distracted ourselves in different ways, looking ahead to the umpteenth consecutive draft lottery or arguing about whether Kobe is actually better than Jordan.  But laughter was rarely a part of the equation. Continue reading


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