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Wolves Wired

Wolves Wired is a weekly dive into the world of the Minnesota Timberwolves and the NBA with Tim Faklis, David Naylor and a rotating cast of characters that cover the Wolves for various outlets.
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Dec 21, 2017

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. 

Dec 18, 2017

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. 

Dec 14, 2017

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. 

Dec 11, 2017

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).

Dec 7, 2017

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. 

 

Dec 4, 2017

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.

Nov 30, 2017

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' ascent in Jeff Teague's absence. 

Finally, Dane discusses his article on Tom Thibodeau's offensive and defensive strategies (49:00), and why they appear to be outdated. 

Nov 27, 2017

With Tim Faklis taking the day off to prepare for his band's show today, David Naylor, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier examine the Timberwolves 12-8 record game by game. 

Nov 20, 2017

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss the Timberwolves collapse against the Detroit Pistons before evaluating each player on the roster.

Programming note: Wolves Wired will not record on Thanksgiving, so the next show will be next Monday. 

Nov 16, 2017

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss Nemanja Bjelica's efforts in the Timberwolves win over the Spurs, Dane's article on Taj Gibson and how minutes will be distributed going forward.

Nov 13, 2017

Chris Herring joins Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier to discuss the synergy between the Timberwolves stars, then the guys discuss the Phoenix loss and preview the week ahead.

Nov 9, 2017

Tim Falkis, David Naylor, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier react to the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-101 loss to the Golden State Warriors and predict how they'll do in the next three games.

Nov 6, 2017

Chris Reichert joins Tim Faklis, David Naylor, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier to discuss the Timberwolves relationship with their G-League affiliate in Des Moines for 17 minutes, then Dave Benz calls in from the Bay Area to dish on the Wolves' hot start.

Nov 6, 2017

Jamal Crawford joins Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier in studio for a wide-ranging discussion on his career, his life outside of basketball and what he thinks of the Timberwolves season so far. 

Nov 3, 2017

Chris Ballard joins Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier to discuss his story on Jamal Crawford (first 15 minutes), then they discuss the wins over Miami and New Orleans and preview the week ahead.

Oct 30, 2017

Tim Faklis, Dane Moore, David Naylor and Tom Schreier break down the bad losses to the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons and their bounce-back game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Oct 23, 2017

Sports Illustrated's Rob Mahoney joins Tim Faklis, David Naylor, Dane Moore and Tom Schreier to discuss his piece on the start of the Timberwolves season (first 15 minutes).

Then the guys go on a deep dive on the first three games and preview the upcoming slate of games against Indiana, Detroit and Oklahoma City.

Oct 18, 2017

Tim Faklis calls Tom Schreier from San Antonio to preview the Timberwolves season-opener against the Spurs.

Oct 16, 2017

Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Tom Schreier answer fan questions before the Minnesota Timberwolves season opener in San Antonio. 

Oct 16, 2017

Andy Grismrud and Lucas Seehafer of A Wolf Among Wolves and Dane Moore of Canis Hoopus join Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Tom Schreier to preview the Minnesota Timberwolves season.

Oct 15, 2017

Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Tom Schreier are joined by Seerat Sohi (Vice, The Athletic, ESPN and Rolling Stone) and Haley O'Shaughnessy of the Ringer to discuss the Timberwolves preview articles they wrote.

Read Seerat's preview: https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/evpegp/meet-your-2020-nba-champions-the-minnesota-timberwolves

And Haley's preview: https://www.theringer.com/nba/2017/9/26/16364970/minnesota-timberwolves-2017-nba-preview

Oct 12, 2017

Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated joins Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Tom Schreier to discuss his Jimmy Butler cover story. 

Oct 9, 2017

Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Tom Schreier dish on the Timberwolves preseason before Danny Laroux (Sporting News) joins to talk Warriors (16:00). Then the guys discuss the Tom Ziller "region" model that could replace conferences in the NBA (39:00) and why it would favor the Wolves. 

Oct 6, 2017

In a special Friday morning podcast that Tom Schreier scheduled and was late for, Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Schreier discuss the Lynx championship, and how the Wolves looked in their win over the Warriors in China. 

Sep 25, 2017

Tim Faklis, David Naylor and Tom Schreier discuss the Lynx's Game 1 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks, updates from Timberwolves training camp and what Dwyane Wade's exit from the Bulls means for the Wolves.

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