Jon Krawczynski

Jon Krawczynski


Senior Writer for The Athletic covering Timberwolves/NBA and Vikings. Proud former APer. | byjonkrawczynski@gmail.com | Basketball Podcast: https://t.co/VMiw6Id03c

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Rodeos, trade machines and pick swaps: Inside Sachin Gupta’s road to Minnesota

First Wolves mailbag of the season is upon us. Tweet your questions using #AthleticWolves  and we’ll answer the best ones. Let’s go

There's the good and the bad with having a big push off the rebound. Vonleh looked comfortable bringing it up, but a bad pass leads to a pick 6. Lots of turnovers will happen with this style

Culver with a nice looking stroke from 3 in the 4th. Encouraging sign.

Wolves shot .286 from 3 and .407 from FG. Shooting is going to be a challenge. But the kinds of shots they’re taking is a remarkable departure from last season

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@TallGuyPearson  This team isn't in win-now mode. For years they've been bringing a knife to a gun fight with all of their long 2s. Now they have the gun, they just need the people who can pull the trigger.

Huge night for KAT with 33. Those 19 rebounds from Covington — an incredible number. If he’s going to play a lot at the 4 he’s going to have to rebound. He won’t be Rodman every night, but that’s an encouraging sign from him

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Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Timberwolves, league sources tell me and . Butler has given Minnesota a list of 1-3 teams with which he is open to signing a contract extension.

Quote of the Rio Games from an official on the green diving pool: "Chemistry is not an exact science."

This may not be received well by the locals

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Sixers-Wolves have to restart because the teams were going in the wrong directions off the tip. Can't make it up

Timberwolves will not practice today. No media availability. Of course

The Wolves were warned this would happen. Multiple times. And they still let it go.

Marvin Bagley, projected to be one of the top picks in the NBA draft next week, is going to sign a five-year deal with Puma that is expected to be the largest rookie shoe deal since Kevin Durant, sources tell

The NFL is fining players for honoring their cancer-fallen parents. The NBA fully endorsing tributes to Flip

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