Earlier this month, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released its 2018-19 win total lines on every NBA franchise. For some, this is an opportunity to identify teams that are misvalued and place a wager to exploit that inconsistency. As an onlooker, it's..
by: Charlie Johnson — Zone Coverage 13 Aug
When the NBA returned to Charlotte in 2004-05 – making the Bobcats the league's 30th team – it simultaneously reconstituted its divisional structure. Before the expansion, there were four divisions that encompassed 29 organizations. Afterwards, that...
by: Dane Moore — Zone Coverage 13 Aug
Dane Moore and Tom Schreier discuss the James Nunnally and C.J. Williams signings, plus we answer your Minnesota Timberwolves questions in our first-ever mailbag!!! A Zone Coverage Podcast Network Production Follow Dane: @DaneMooreNBA, @tschreier3...
by: Dane Moore — Zone Coverage 9 Aug
"Insane shooting numbers" and "rock solid vet" is the word on the Minnesota Timberwolves two newest signings: James Nunnally (the shooter) and CJ Williams (the vet). But beyond those demarcations, the two fit a larger archetype; one of maturity and an...
by: Sam Ekstrom — Zone Coverage 2 Aug
The NBA on TNT was full of nostalgia Thursday night for Minnesota sports fans who were reared in the 1990s. Kevin Garnett, now a contributor to TNT's basketball coverage, hosts a series of short segments each week from his own studio named Area 21, often.
by: Charlie Johnson — Zone Coverage 1 Aug
Cheikh Anta Diop was a 20th-century scholar of African culture born in the Diourbel Region of French Senegal. He devoted his life to studying history, politics and anthropology. Diop was both famous and controversial for depicting a continuity among the..
by: Dane Moore — Zone Coverage 30 Jul
Signing Jeff Teague was a lateral move, they said. The logic was that Ricky Rubio's name would fall in the same bubble as Teague's when people took out the pencil and legal pad to make a list of the top point guards in the league. But Tom Thibodeau...
by: Dane Moore — Zone Coverage 29 Jul
Charlie Johnson joins Dane Moore to discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves' offseason, why Tom Thibodeau chose Anthony Tolliver over Nemanja Bjelica and five under-the-radar signings around the NBA. A Zone Coverage Podcast Network Production Follow Dane: @Dan
by: Charlie Johnson — Zone Coverage 25 Jul
The 2017-18 Timberwolves unearthed a dichotomy of emotions. On one hand, a reassembled roster finally ended the 14-year playoff drought that had plagued this franchise since the days of Kevin Garnett. On the other, a five-game thrashing by the Houston...
by: Dane Moore — Zone Coverage 23 Jul
Riccardo Pratesi of Gazzetta dello Sport in Italy joins Dane Moore and Tom Schreier to discuss the Kawhi Leonard trade, if Andrew Wiggins should be on the block and where the Minnesota Timberwolves will end up in the West. A Zone Coverage Podcast Network.
by: Dane Moore — Zone Coverage 19 Jul
Early Wednesday morning, the San Antonio Spurs traded Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green for an expensive, high volume mid-range shooter locked up long-term, an impressive 22-year-old in the middle of his rookie contract and a late first-round pick in the...
by: Dane Moore — Zone Coverage 16 Jul
Dane Moore and Tom Schreier discuss Dane's observations from Las Vegas Summer League, the reports on discord between Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns and what executives are saying about the Andrew Wiggins contract. A Zone Coverage Podcast Network...