// Minnesota Timberwolves

Pierce and Allen Lead Fourth-Quarter Comeback as Celtics Win at Home

The Boston Celtics had not had a lead since just under four minutes remaining in the second quarter. The Minnesota Timberwolves led by eight points with just over seven minutes left in the game. But the Timberwolves had already lost seven games in which they’d led by at least 10 points this season, and the […]

Al Jefferson Arrested for Drunk Driving, Charged with DWI

Former Celtics center Al Jefferson, the key piece in the trade that landed Kevin Garnett in 2007, was arrested on drunk driving charges on early Sunday morning. Jefferson, who was charged with fourth degree driving while impaired (a misdemeanor), scored a team-high 19 points with 11 rebounds in Minnesota’s 110-91 loss to the Blazers on […]

Pierce’s 29 Leads Celtics Past Timberwolves

The Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves met up Sunday night at the TD Garden. The Celtics were coming off a difficult, last-possession loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, and they were itching for some payback against a Timberwolves team with only four wins coming into the game. It was a high-scoring affair, but in the end, […]

Celtics Survive in Minnesota, 92-90

How did the Celtics, a team that has dominated all opponents so far this season, barely beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 92-90, on Wednesday night? Let’s find out. First Quarter: Timberwolves Come Out Hot Wednesday night’s game began with the Celtics and the Timberwolves trading baskets, which led to an early 6-4 lead. Unfortunately, it would not […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 0

It might seem a little soon to start this column after the second day of games, but there’s already been some interesting developments. Besides, this is the only way the Timberwolves and Thunder will make it in, so I’ll humor them. The Wizards were the first team to reach 100 points in a game, and the […]

Celtics Hold Off Jefferson, Pesky T-Wolves

The Celtics managed to hold off a second-half rally by the Minnesota Timberwolves without the services of Kevin Garnett, who was not even in the building due to the flu. The man they traded (with others) to get KG, Al Jefferson, showed Boston how good he really is and what they’re now missing. While I […]

Life Before Antoine Walker’s Arrest

It’s been a ride of ups and downs for the wiggle man and past Celtics star, but Antoine Walker’s journey in the NBA seems to continue on…for now. His latest setback was a recent arrest on suspicion of drunk driving. In case you are new to the world of Boston sports, Antoine Walker was a […]

Celtics Prevail in Garnett’s Return to Minnesota

Kevin Garnett was Minnesota’s shining star. He was by far the greatest player in the history of the franchise. Any average fan would associate the Minnesota Timberwolves with KG and vice versa. That is…until last season. Garnett is now one of the franchise faces for the Celtics, and has worked with Ray Allen and Paul […]

Celtics Player Review: Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett is the most intense player I have seen on the Celtics in my lifetime. KG (or the “The Big Ticket”) was one of the major pieces to this Championship winning team. Garnett was a powerhouse the whole season. From the moment the Celtics finalized the deal to bring him to Boston to the […]

T-Wolves Owner Said KG “Tanked It” Last Year

According to ESPN.com, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, often a big defender of Kevin Garnett, said some rare words today about his former star. One columnist remarked that the 16-50 T-Wolves are playing strong down the stretch, but should start losing to get a better draft position. The columnist referred to the tanking that supposedly took […]

Powe Beats T-Wolves at the Buzzer

Who thought this would be a close one? The Timberwolves only have 10 wins on the season, but there were two factors in making this a 2-point game. Kevin Garnett didn’t play, and the T-Wolves are littered with former Celtics looking for revenge. That nasty formula translates to a 88-86 win thanks to a last-second […]

T-Wolves Are Green With Envy

In a much-anticipated game, the Celtics prevailed over the Minnesota Timberwolves 87-86. Kevin Garnett was playing in his first regular season game against his former team, while 5 former Celtics were in the game for Minnesota. Despite all the attention paid to those 6 players, C’s center Kendrick Perkins emerged as the star with a […]

Celtics down the Timberwolves in London

The Celtics defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in London’s 02 Arena 92-81 in Kevin Garnett’s first game against his former team. The C’s are now a perfect 2-0 in preseason play, while the Timberwolves fell to 1-1. Garnett contributed 9 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 blocked shots in 29 minutes, but the real story of the […]

Game Preview: Celtics vs. Timberwolves (10/10)

The Celtics, fresh off a win in their first preseason contest of the 2007-2008 season, will head West from Rome to London, England, to take on a familiar foe in the Minnesota Timberwolves. Why familiar? Well, the T-Wolves’ roster carries seven former Celtics players (Theo Ratliff, Ryan Gomes, Al Jefferson, Gerald Green, Sebastian Telfair, Mark […]

The Minnesota Celtics?

Kevin Garnett, above, goes for a slam dunk with his former team, the Timberwolves.(Courtesy of NBA.com) The Minnesota Celtics. Yes, I know, the name doesn’t match the city or state at all, but it’s hard to argue when there are seven former Boston Celtics on the T-Wolves’ active roster (Gerald Green, Mark Blount, Ricky Davis, […]