Episodes
On today's show, Dane is joined by Kyle Theige for an immediate reaction to the Wolves loss to the Suns in Game 82 and initial thoughts on the Suns as the Wolves first round playoff matchup. Specific topics and timestamps below... - How will the Wolves approach the KD matchup? (4:00) - What Phoenix was doing to Ant defensively (12:00) - Is defense or offense more of a concern in this matchup? (22:00) - Needing more offense from Reid and Anderson at the 4 (30:00) - What is up with the awful...
Published 04/15/24
Published 04/15/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Kyle Theige to discuss not only the return of Karl-Anthony Towns but also the return to Target Center for Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez. In segment 1 (first 20 minutes), Dane and Kyle discuss how the return of KAT went and how his presence may be helped Rudy Gobert go off. Segment 2 (the second 20 minutes), was all about the latest with ownership -- from Jon Krawczynski's most recent reporting to Lore and Rodriguez being in the building. And then segment 3...
Published 04/13/24
On today's show, Dane begins the episode by unpacking the latest on the Wolves ownership situation, and then brings in Britt Robson from MinnPost to dive into the Wednesday night's Wolves-Nuggets matchup. Dane and Britt discuss what cost the Wolves that game and what adjustments they might have for Denver if these teams meet again in the playoffs. Specific topics and timestamps below.... - Recapping the latest on the Wolves ownership situation (0:00) - How the Wolves defended Jokic + the...
Published 04/11/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Jace Frederick from the Pioneer Press to discuss Anthony Edwards dropping 51 against the Wizards on Tuesday night. Dane and Jace also discuss Karl-Anthony Towns' imminent return and what effectively reintegrating him will look like. And finally some talk about what we're looking for in the Denver matchup on Wednesday night. Specific topics and timestamps below... - Ant goes for 51 + how he got it in the flow (4:00) - What Finch and the...
Published 04/10/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Chris Hine from the Star Tribune to discuss the vibe around the team in Phoenix and Los Angeles over the weekend, and just to take stock of where the Wolves are at as they enter the final week of the regular season. Specific topics and timestamps below... - No one resting for the Wizards game!? (2:00) - Chris' vibe check from the locker room after the loss to Phoenix (5:00) and win over the Lakers (19:30) - Naz Reid's teammates making the...
Published 04/09/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Kyle Theige to discuss the two Wolves games over the weekend. Dane and Kyle start by discussing the Wolves win in LA and Naz Reid's 6th Man of the Year case. Second half of the episode is focused on the loss in Phoenix, and what we learned in that matchup. And then we close the episode with the news that KAT's return appears to be imminent. Specific topics and timestamps below... - Naz Reid's bounce back game and his 6th Man of the Year case (4:00) - A great...
Published 04/08/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Britt Robson from MinnPost to discuss what the Wolves might look like in the playoffs. From things as big as the proposition of how to best reintegrate to KAT to things as seemingly small as what backup point guard plays, Dane and Britt dig in. Specific topics and timestamps below... - The predicament and opportunity of reintegrating KAT (4:00) - Ant and the rest of the Wolves trust in Rudy for the playoffs (32:00) - Having a diversity of ways to play...
Published 04/04/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Jace Frederick from the Pioneer Press to discuss the Wolves win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night and how they're not only surviving KAT's absence but thriving during it due to ball ball movement and decisive decision-making. Specific topics and timestamps below... - The offensive numbers over the last 10 games (2:00) - How Naz Reid fits this style to a tee (10:00) - Finch never wavering in his belief of Kyle Anderson, how to play...
Published 04/03/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Chris Hine from the Star Tribune to discuss why the Wolves lost to the Bulls on Sunday night and to discuss the importance of getting the No. 1 or 2 seed in the West. Plus, some reflection on Ant's special March that might be leading to some fatigue. Specific topics and timestamps below... - Was it Bulls hot shooting or bad Wolves defense? (2:30) - How the Bulls tap into some of the ways the Wolves (elite) defense can susceptible (12:00) -...
Published 04/01/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Kyle Theige to discuss the Wolves in Denver on Friday night, a win that pushed the Wolves back into the No. 1 seed in the West. Dane and Kyle talk all things Wolves-Nuggets and reflect on a wild week in Wolves World. Specific topics and timestamps below... - The case for the Wolves being the toughest matchup for Jokic (6:00) - Another big offensive game for McDaniels + a new, interesting role on D (21:00) - How Naz Reid is fueling ball movement that is...
Published 03/30/24
On today's show, Dane Moore and Kyle Theige are joined by Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore to discuss their frustration with Glen Taylor's desire to no longer sell Rodriguez and Lore a majority stake in the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rodriguez and Lore share their perspective and give behind the scenes details on the entire purchasing process. If you'd like to support our partners... -- Contact Adrianna Lonick with Coldwell Banker Realty for a free consultation (and get a pair of Wolves tickets)...
Published 03/29/24
On today's show, Dane joins the DNVR Nuggets show and repurposes the audio for this podcast. Dane opens the episode solo and then is joined by Adam Mares and Harrison Wind to discuss how the Wolves and Nuggets matchup. Also some extended conversation on the Wolves ownership situation at the end of the episode. If you'd like to support our partners... -- Contact Adrianna Lonick with Coldwell Banker Realty for a free consultation (and get a pair of Wolves tickets)...
Published 03/29/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Britt Robson to discuss the play of the Wolves of late, focusing on the growth of Kyle Anderson and Jaden McDaniels of late. At the end of the episode, the Wolves ownership news breaks, so Dane and Britt react on the fly. Specific topics and timestamps below... - SloMo's bounceback in KAT's absence (2:00) - How TJ McConnell helped SloMo get back on track (12:00) - McDaniels' offensive play of late + will he make All-Defense? (22:00) - Naz Reid (35:00) - Glen...
Published 03/28/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Jace Frderick from The Pioneer Press to discuss the Wolves continuing to roll in KAT's now 9-game absence. Dane and Jace recap the weekend of wins against the Cavs and Warriors and more globally take a look at why the Wolves aren't better without KAT but also haven't been worse for the wear. Specific topics and timestamps below... - How the Wolves have fared in KAT's absence statistically (1:00) - The Wolves leaning into playing multiple...
Published 03/25/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Britt Robson from MinnPost to discuss how the Wolves have looked playing small ball due injuries to their bigs, with Denver on Tuesday as the latest example. Then, in the second half of the episode, Dane and Britt discuss seeding in the West and which teams would be most to least desirable to matchup with in the playoffs. Specific topics and timestamps below... - Playing small, back to the old "fly-around" days (1:30) - Eating crow for giving up on...
Published 03/20/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Jace Frederick from the Pioneer Press to discuss not Ant's dunk but how Ant completely took over the entire game in the second half against Utah on Monday night. Dane and Jace also spend time discussing what a Wolves-Nuggets playoff series might look like, and how, through Ant, they present a different threat to the Nuggets this year. Specific topics and timestamps below... - The Ant dunk and 2nd half takeover - Does Ant *need* to be guarded by big wings? Do...
Published 03/19/24
On today's show, from Utah, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Chris Hine of the Star Tribune to discuss a Wolves without Rudy Gobert over the Jazz. Dane and Chris focus this episode on how Anthony Edwards, Naz Reid and Mike Conley are leveling up in the now 5-game absence of Karl-Anthony Towns. Specific topics and timestamps below... - Edwards seamlessly expanding his role in KAT's (5:00) - Conley gets out of the mud with 48 points over the last two games (18:00) - Reid effectively...
Published 03/18/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Kyle Theige to look back at the Wolves' first week without Karl-Anthony Towns. Dane and Kyle take a look at how the offense has fared in KAT's absence, how the defense has fared and whose usage has stepped up. Specific topics and timestamps below... - How has the offense fared without KAT? (4:00) - How has the defense fared without KAT? (21:00) - Which players have replaced KAT's usage on offense? (44:00) - Why your appreciation for Rudy Gobert's impact...
Published 03/15/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Jace Frederick from The Pioneer Press to discuss a very consequential Wolves victory over the Clippers on Tuesday night. Lots of discussion on the guards stepping, as the Wolves took a different tact for this one: Winning with their smalls. Specific topics and timestamps below... - Ant steps up again (1:00) - Feels like the Wolves need (at least) two guys going on offense to win without KAT (11:00) - Anderson vs. Reid as the starting 4...
Published 03/13/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer Chris Hine from the Star Tribune, who was in LA for the Wolves win over the Lakers. Dane and Chris discuss how life looked for the Wolves with Towns, Gobert and Anderson all sidelined. Specific topics and timestamps below... - All the games biggest themes tied to Naz Reid (4:00) - LA's adjustment was to dare McDaniels to score (7:30) - Mike Conley's play of late is stuck in the mud (17:00) - TJ Warren's role + will he be in the playoff...
Published 03/11/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Britt Robson from MinnPost for an immediate reaction episode at the stadium in Cleveland to the Wolves overtime loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Dane and Britt begin the episode by discussing the Rudy Gobert and Scott Foster dynamic in the game and Gobert's comments on Foster after the game. From there, a discussion of Naz Reid's performance and the overall wariness of the Wolves who have been bombarded by fatigue, injury and illness. Specific topics and...
Published 03/09/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Britt Robson from MinnPost for an immediate reaction to Ant's superhero performance in Indiana and to discuss the fallout from KAT's meniscus injury. Dane and Britt were in Indiana for Thursday's game, so this episode was recorded immediately after the game from the stadium. Specific topics and timestamps below. - Superhero Ant (2:00) - The Wolves roster being more set up to take a Towns injury than a Gobert or Edwards injury (9:00) - Reid and Anderson (and...
Published 03/08/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Kyle Theige on a off day to look back at their preseason predictions. Dane and Kyle, at the end of the episode (around 45-minute mark), also touch on the latest on the Wolves ownerships transition of power from Glen Taylor to Marc Lore and Alex Rodiguez. Specific topics and timestamps below... - The Naz and Rudy pairing (4:00) - Anderson's post-deadline play (14:00) - Ant made All Star, will he make All NBA? (23:00) - Alexander-Walker delivering in a 23...
Published 03/06/24
On today's show, Dane is joined by Wolves beat writer, Jace Frederick from the Pioneer Press. Dane and Jace discuss how the vets (Gobert, Anderson and Conley) picked up flat performances from Towns and Edwards in what ended up being a close game against the Blazers. Specific topics and timestamps below... - Gobert + vets deliver on backend of back-to-back (2:00) - Kyle Anderson's effectiveness returning to last season's form (11:00) - Conley recaptures rhythm after a slump (19:00) - KAT and...
Published 03/05/24