Wolves Wired

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Wolves Wired is a weekly dive into the world of the Minnesota Timberwolves and the NBA. Your hosts and guides are Zach Bennett (Cold Omaha) and Tim Falkis (Sporting News, A Wolf Among Wolves). They're basically the KG and Starbury of the Wolves writing world. Part of the Cold Omaha Podcast Network © Dinkytown Media LLC (2014-2015)

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http://wolveswired.libsyn.com/podcast
Description
Wolves Wired is a weekly dive into the world of the Minnesota Timberwolves and the NBA with Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and a rotating cast of characters that cover the Wolves for various outlets.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-06-09 18:22
last episode published
2018-06-09 18:20
publication frequency
7.64 days
Contributors
podcasts@coldomaha.com (podcasts@coldomaha.com) managing editor  
Wolves Wired author  
Cold Omaha Podcast Network owner  
audioBoom owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
133
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
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Ep. 152: The Last One

In the final Wolves Wired, Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss the NBA Finals, J.R. Smith's shenanigans and where LeBron will end up. 
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Ep. 151: Talking NBA Finals, Wolves Offseason and the Future of Wolves Wired

In the second to last episode of Wolves Wired (Tim explains), Tim and Dane talk about the NBA Finals, the Timberwolves offseason and the progressive nature of the NBA as a business. 
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Ep. 150: Butler's Next Contract, NBA Playoffs Reactions

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Nayor and Tom Schreier discuss Jimmy Butler's next contract, whether the Minnesota Timberwolves should wait out the Warriors and Rockets and Andrew Wiggins' future before diving into the NBA Playoffs.
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Ep. 149: Debunking KAT Rumors, Wiggins Trades and Mailbag!!!

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier debunk the Karl-Anthony Towns rumors, Dane discusses Andrew Wiggins' contract and why it's hard to trade and answer your mailbag questions.
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Ep. 148: Ducking the Luxury Tax and Offseason Chatter

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss whether the Minnesota Timberwolves will go into the luxury tax, what an Andrew Wiggins trade would look like, what Derrick Rose will sign for and if the Wolves will trade Tyus Jones -- plus ...
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Ep 147: Roster Reviews Part 2 – The Guards

Despite hopes of talking about the rest of the NBA playoffs, Tim, Dane and David go deep into analysis on all the non-bigs on the roster.  As a result, they also discuss Jamal Crawford's decision to decline his player option. 
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Ep. 146: Roster Reviews Part 1 - The Bigs

Tim, Dane and David go through every big man on the Timberwolves roster and determine whether or not they met expectations.  Look for the guards and non-bigs edition on Tuesday. 
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Ep. 145: The Good and the Bad of the Season with Dave Benz

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier recap the season with Minnesota Timberwolves play-by-play man Dave Benz by going over the good and the bad of the Wolves season using Tim's most recent articles as an outline.
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Ep. 144: The Season Ends, and the Questions Begin

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier talk about Andrew Wiggins' performance this year and whether he's on the trade block, the Minnesota Timberwolves not being healthy and whether Tom Thibodeau can adapt in Year 3.
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Ep. 143: Fifty Points, One Quarter

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss Houston's 50-point third quarter that buried the Minnesota Timberwolves, the "Moreyball" and the Rockets culture and Tom Thibodeau's relationship with Glen Taylor. 
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Ep. 142: A Triumphant Return Home

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier react to the Minnesota Timberwolves blowing out the Houston Rockets in Game 3, and Karl-Anthony Towns heating up, before dissecting the playoff rotation. 
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Ep. 141: Returning from Houston

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss whether or not making the playoffs was good for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Karl-Anthony Towns being shut down, offseason implications of a sweep or five-game series and who takes the last s...
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Ep. 141: Talking Game 2 and NBA Playoffs with Dave Benz

Tim and Dane join Timberwolves play-by-play broadcaster Dave Benz at the Timberwolves team hotel to talk about Game 1 and what's to come in Wednesday's Game 2.  They discuss Karl-Anthony Towns' slow start in Game 1, Jimmy Butler's final shot and how th...
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Ep. 140 - Welcome to Houston, Baby!

Tim Faklis and Dane Moore saw Game 1 of Timberwolves-Rockets in Houston, and have a lot to say.  They talked about the three-point loss to the Rockets, Derrick Rose's performance, and discussed the postgame comments they heard from players on both team...
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Ep. 139: The Drought is (Finally) Over

Riccardo Pratesi of La Gazzetta dello Sport joins Tim Faklis, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier to talk about the Minnesota Timberwolves overtime win over the Denver Nuggets to send them to the playoffs for the first time since 2004, Jimmy Butler as a leader...
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Ep. 138: It All Comes Down to This

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier react to the Denver Nuggets game, and Jimmy Butler's return against the Los Angeles Lakers, before discussing Tom Thibodeau's minutes distribution (again) and where the Minnesota Timberwolves will finish in the s...
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Ep. 137: Denver and the Homestretch

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss Terry Stotts and Quin Snyder changing coaching strategies on the fly this year, where the Timberwolves can land in the West and Jimmy Butler's potential return, and Kevin Durant's "blog boys...
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Ep. 136: LIVE from Mackenzie Pub in Downtown Minneapolis

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier are joined by Maggie Schultz and Patrick Fenelon at Mackenzie Pub in downtown Minneapolis to talk Tom Thibodeau, Derrick Rose and potential playoff matchups. 
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Ep. 135: A Breakdown of Towns

Tim, Dane, David and Tom discuss Karl-Anthony Towns development, Tom Thibodeau's coaching style, and look again at the always-changing Western Conference landscape. 
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Ep. 134: Discussing the Final 10 Games with Dave Benz

Tim, Dane, David and Tom are joined by Dave Benz to talk about the final 10 games of the season and how the Western Conference could shake out over the next couple weeks.  They also talk about their pick-up game doppelgangers and what a pick-up game wi...
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Ep. 133: End of the Death Schedule and the Derrick Rose Experience

Tim, Dane and David talk about the back-to-back losses to San Antonio and Houston, and the good things Wolves fans can take from them.  They then talk about covering Derrick Rose as a journalist, and all the baggage that comes with it. 
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Ep. 132: Where did Tom and David Go?

Tim and Dane can't find David and Tom!  Instead of looking for them, they discuss the Wolves two-game winning streak, the recent surge from Nemanja Bjelica, and finish by dispelling the Andrew Wiggins rumors. 
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Ep. 131: A Win Over Golden State

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, Tom Schreier and Nic Hallett react to the Minnesota Timberwolves win over the Golden State Warriors and what the future holds for Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and, ahem, Derrick Rose. 
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Ep. 130: The Derrick Rose Podcast

Tim and Dane react to the Derrick Rose signing, attempt to come up with rotation scenarios, and eventually discuss Thursday's matchup with the Boston Celtics. 
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Ep. 129: Tim and Dane take in an Iowa Wolves Game

Tim and Dane are in Iowa for a series of articles about the Timberwolves' G-League affiliate. They talk about that, then break into discussion on the Timberwolves last two losses and the upcoming schedule. 
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Ep. 128: Dave Benz on the Daunting Road Ahead

Dave Benz calls in from California after calling the Timberwolves-Kings game to discuss the difficult road ahead for Minnesota without Jimmy Butler. Then Tim Faklis, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier talk about the Sloan conference and the role of stats in a...
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Ep. 127: Breaking Down Butler's Injury, Where the Wolves Go From Here

Lucas Seehafer joins Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier to shed light on Jimmy Butler's meniscus injury, compare Butler and Kawhi Leonard's ailments and project where the Minnesota Timberwolves go from here.
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Ep. 126: A Hard Road Ahead, Wiggins' Upside and Mailbag!!!

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier look ahead at the Timberwolves' schedule after the All-Star Break, Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins' improvement this year, Jeff Teague vs. Tyus Jones and mailbag!!!
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Ep. 125: Flip and All-Star Weekend with Kickstradomis

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss All-Star Weekend before Kickstradomis joins the show (15:00) to talk about the Flip-inspired shoes he created and what he's doing for the All-Star Game. Then the guys finish the show by remi...
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Ep. 124: Tim and Dane Return from the Road

Tim Faklis and Dane Moore return from the Cleveland-Chicago road trip to join David Naylor and Tom Schreier in studio for the first time in, well, a while. The guys talk about the Cavaliers and Bulls road games, as well as the squeaker against Sacramen...
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Ep. 123: Trade Deadline and Derrick Rose Reactions from Chicago

Tim and Dane are in Chicago, and they're unhappy. (Not really, they're quite thrilled with this trip) The bad weather forced the Wolves and Bulls to cancel morning shootaround, the reported future Derrick Rose signing, and the long trip has the pair of...
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Ep. 122: Trade Deadline Talk, Live from Cleveland

Tim and Dane are in Cleveland to cover the Timberwolves Wednesday matchup with the NBA's hottest trade deadline subject of discussion: the Cleveland Cavaliers.  They break down trade possibilities for the Cavs, discuss their favorite trade targets for ...
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Ep. 121: Lil Jon is in Town!

Tim and Zach discuss the Timberwolves upcoming matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks, discuss the woes of Jeff Teague and the low shot count of Karl-Anthony Towns.  They also, naturally, discuss the upcoming halftime show Lil Jon will put on at the Target C...
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Ep. 120: Italian Reporter Riccardo Pratesi on Why He's Covering the Wolves

Riccardo Pratesi joins Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier to discuss why he left a job covering Juventus to come to the United States and cover the Timberwolves. 
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Ep. 119: Dave Benz on the Wolves All-Stars (and MGH)

Dave Benz calls in from Portland to discuss Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns being selected as All-Stars and why Andrew Wiggins and Marcus-Georges Hunt have taken off in Butler's absence.  
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Ep. 118: Wolves Get One Without Butler

Tim, Dane, David and Tom talk about the Wolves' big win over Toronto without Jimmy Butler, the major improvements of Tyus Jones, and what lies ahead in a tough upcoming slate of games. 
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Ep. 117: Bad Losses and Good Wins

Tim, Dane and David discuss the Wolves' most recent loss to the Orlando Magic and what this set of bad losses might mean in the grand scheme of things. They also discuss upcoming matchups with Houston and Toronto, the NBA G League, and Marvel movies. 
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Ep. 116: The Zach podcast with Zach Harper

Tim Faklis, Zach Bennett (1), Dane Moore and David Naylor are joined by FanRag NBA and A Wolf Among Wolves writer Zach Harper (2) to talk about Zach LaVine's return (3), Karl-Anthony Towns' defensive improvement, and the Timberwolves season as a whole....
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Ep. 115: Wolves Heat Up in Cold January

Tim Faklis and Zach Bennett talk about the Wolves' big home wins over the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder, dive into some written content on Zone Coverage by the absent Dane Moore and David Naylor, and some upcoming jottings from Tim. 
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Ep. 114: Talking Jimmy Butler and More with Kevin O'Connor

Tim Faklis and Dane Moore chat with Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer to discuss his article on Jimmy Butler, the development of Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns, and the long-term ceiling of the Timberwolves.
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Ep. 113: Who are the Wolves 50/40/80 Players?

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier open with a little trivia: The Minnesota Timberwolves have two of the league's 50/40/80 players. Who are they? Then they dive into KAT's big game against Boston, what Marcus Georges-Hunt's role is a...
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Ep. 112: The Crew is Back Together (and Dave Benz is Trapped in New York)

Tim Faklis, Zach Bennett, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier return to the studio following a festive holiday break, and things get a bit... spicy! After a lively opening dialogue, the guys are joined by Dave Benz (15:00), who is trapped in New ...
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Ep. 111: Talking Big Picture with Britt Robson and Andy Grimsrud

Tim, Dane and Zach are joined by Britt Robson (The Athletic) and Andy Grimsrud (A Wolf Among Wolves) to talk about the first half of the season as a whole. 
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Ep. 110: Holidays, Narratives and Victories

Tim and Zach meet up at Tim's apartment to talk about the win over the Denver Nuggets. They also dive into the fan reaction to the start of the season, and eventually discuss the Zone Coverage Timberwolves Holiday Roundtable. 
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Ep. 109: Struggles, Injuries, and the Future with Lucas Seehafer

The guys are joined by Lucas Seehafer (Zone Coverage, A Wolf Among Wolves), and discuss Saturday's loss to the Phoenix Suns. They also dive into the upcoming schedule, discuss Andrew Wiggins' shooting struggles, and Jimmy Butler's apparent back injury....
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Ep. 108: The one where Zach is finally producing again

Tim, Zach, Dane, and David discuss the Timberwolves overtime loss to the 76ers, discuss Dane's feature on Zone Coverage, and get into what positions really mean in the modern NBA. 
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Ep. 107: Minutes and Mavericks

Zach Bennett, Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Tom Schreier break down the Dallas game, discuss Tom Thibodeau's coaching tactics and minute distribution and announce a winner of the iTunes rating contest (44:00).
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Ep. 106: The Guys Talk About Rotations

Tim, Zach, and Dane discuss the loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, the win against the Los Angeles Clippers, and what consequences might come from Tom Thibodeau's rotations.   
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Ep. 105: #TheReturn of Zach Bennett

Zach Bennett makes his triumphant return to Wolves Wired, joining Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier to dish on the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers games and DeAndre Jordan trade scenarios.
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Ep. 104: Dave Benz on Anthony Davis' Ejection, Tyus Jones' Evolution

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier break down the Timberwolves meltdown against Washington. Then Dave Benz joins (21:00) to talk about Anthony Davis being ejected in Minnesota's win over the New Orleans Pelicans and Tyus Jones' ascen...