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The hapless Charlotte Bobcats won in spite of themselves tonight against the Timberwolves 89-87, needing a Kemba Walker score in the final seconds to seize a lead partially frittered away when Reggie Williams called a time out the Bobcats didn't have an…
Share TweetAnd his says it's time to start thinking about next year's draft and Percy Harvin's and Leslie Frazier's expiring 2013 contracts.Share TweetThe governor's concern over any use by Vikings might have more to do with their potential cost.
NBA's most surprising (and unlucky) teamUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetThere are unlucky teams, and then there are the Timberwolves. But in the face of early misfortune, Rick Adelman has his team off to a hot start. Rob Mahoney examines their success.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetTimberwolves lose Budinger for 3 months after surgerySource: CNNSI.comShare TweetSid Hartman talks about the Vikings stadium bill and Gov. Dayton. Also, the Twins made a mistake by not signing Scott Baker and the Timberwolves have yet to be tested by a good team.Share TweetOn Monday night, the Atlanta Falcons abruptly cut defensive end Ray Edwards. Per a league source, Edwards has now cleared waivers. The window closed at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, with no teams making a claim for the man who spent five years with the Vi…Source: profootballtalk.com
Wolves' Pekovic, Roy, Barea out vs. BobcatsUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetBrandon Roy sat down at his locker on Wednesday night as he prepared to sit out another with a sore right knee. He was asked if he planned on suiting up for the Minnesota Timberwolves in their next game on Friday night.Source: nba.comShare TweetBrandon Roy sat down at his locker on Wednesday night as he prepared to sit out another with a sore right knee. He was asked if he planned on suiting up for the Minnesota Timberwolves in their next game on Friday night.
Spielman Part I: On Peterson's recovery, a playoff chase, building through the draftUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetMore highlights from GM Rick Spielman's bye week meeting with reporters.Share TweetHopefully you followed along earlier Wednesday when, after a brief technological issue, I chatted via Twitter (@ESPN_NFCNblog) with AFC West colleague Bill Williamson (@ESPN_AFCWest) about the stunning comebacks this season of Minnesota Vikings tailback…
The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA SeasonUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetYes, we know the season is still young. There are a lot of games left to be played in what should be a great year, but still, it seems there’ll be a surprise for us waiting around every corner. This season has already given us some unexpected gut-puncheSource: dimemag.com
Not Quite A Sure Thing: Bobcats-Timberwolves PreviewUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetBeing short-handed, the Timberwolves could use a locked in Derrick Williams tonight. Where: Target Center (GO BUY TICKETS NOW!!!) When: 7pm See It: FSN Hear It: WCCO-AM 830 Two teams. Two previews. Two sets of live-tweets. Two recaps. One game. Yep, tha…Source: howlintwolf.com
ChatWrap: The middleman in PSL debateUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetThanks to those of you who participated in Tuesday's SportsNation chat. One of your questions merited a follow-up, mostly because it pointed out an important nuance in Tuesday's post on the potential for personal seat licenses (PSLs) at the Minnesota Vi…Share TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: Hey gang. We're going to mix things up a bit Wednesday morning and try something new. At 11 a.m. ET, I'm going to have a Twitter chat with AFC West colleague Bill Williamson about the seasons of Minnesota Vikings tailback …
Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A ShowUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetPau Gasol, we hope you surround yourself with protection tonight. You might turn up along the rocks in the Pacific Ocean tomorrow morning, courtesy of a crazed Kobe Bryant. Down two on the last possession last night against the Spurs, Gasol couldn’t finSource: dimemag.com
Adrian Peterson's top 5 plays of 2012Nov 14After Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a torn ACL on Christmas day 2011, he proved all the doubters wrong with a superhuman comeback in the 2012 season. Check out Adrian's top 5 plays in the first 10 games of 2012.
TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s IdentityNov 14David Thorpe loves Mike D'Antoni's offense, and he loves the Lakers' top players, but he doesn't see a match between coach and roster. Plus Coach Thorpe's favorite rookie.
Walker, Bobcats Win Third StraightNov 14Kemba Walker's shot at the buzzer lifts Bobcats to the 89-87 win over Timberwolves.
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Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.