A variety show about our favorite team. Hosted by real life brothers Neil and Scott Olstad.

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A variety show about our favorite team. Hosted by real life brothers Neil and Scott Olstad.

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  • 119: Honey Stinger Waffle

    November 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Andrew Wiggins mania has struck the NBA! Nobody is safe from the allure of the Canadian wunderkind finally realizing his potential. This week on the podcast you’ll hear us wax cautiously optimistic about Andy Wigs. Also, the team’s point guard situation, early season Timberwolves memes, KAT’s worrying disposition, our favorite NBA doctor, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Ticking Off Towns

  • 118: Hiawatha Culver Jr

    November 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Suspension, injuries and illness made this a turbulent week in Timberwolves basketball. We discuss Jarrett Culver, Gorgui Dieng and some wrinkles to the rotation. Also, Towns/Embiid aftermath, the franchise embracing nutrition, Target Center Food Review, improvisational organ, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Test Kitchen by Scott Olstad

  • 117: Boxing and Fisticuffs

    October 31st, 2019  |  1 hr 4 secs

    It’s been quite an opening week. The team starts 3-0, Andrew Wiggins slays the Miami Heat and then Karl Anthony Towns gets into a fight with Joel Embiid. We cover all of that and talk about early season surprises. Also, KAT’s improved defense, our favorite new Wolves, predicting the future, the LaVine/Lowe podcast, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Small Samples

  • 116: Wolvescast Jeopardy 2019

    October 25th, 2019  |  29 mins 18 secs

    The third and final installment of our Timberwolves season preview podcasts! The franchise has undergone some major changes over the summer and there is a whole lot of “new” to process. Sometimes the best way to do that is with a little trivia.

    We are fond of the classic game show Jeopardy and are happy to present the fourth installment of our pre-season series that redefines the term “sibling rivalry.” Guest co-host Robert Brewer returns again to play Trebek and quiz us about the upcoming season. Can Scott tie the overall series? Will Neil return to his winning ways? Listen now and find out!

  • 115: Preseason Inquiries

    October 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 secs

    It’s the most exciting time of the year. The NBA is a week away from tipping off a brand new season! The Timberwolves are ready to move forward with a new regime, new coaching staff and lots of new players. Naturally, that means we have some questions to answer. In this episode we’ll cover the following:

    What is Ryan Saunders identity as a head coach?
    How will Towns improve his defense?
    How will the rotations work?
    How will they use Culver?
    What do we expect from last years rookies?
    How will Robert Covington work as a Power Forward?
    What is the criteria for deciding which pieces on this roster are keepers moving forward?
    How will the team follow up on the City jerseys from last year?
    How will they be better?
    How will they be worse?
    Which new Wolf are you most excited to watch?
    If you could play as any two Wolves players in NBA Jam, who would you pick?
    How will Rosas continue his hunt for another star?
    How many games will Towns keep the headband
    If you owned the wolves what would your first move be?

    Also, a few twitter questions, a game and more!

  • 114: Season Preview w/ John Meyer

    October 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Canis Hoops editor in chief John Meyer joins the program for an annual season preview podcast. We chat about how to define success this season. Also, strengths, weaknesses, being excited about the unknown, potential controversies, and our projected Timberwolves win totals for the 19-20 season.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Howl Hour

  • 113: Plan B Summer

    July 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min

    The dust has settled on a tumultuous few weeks. The NBA draft and free agency are behind us and its time to take stock of the new Wolves roster. We give our thoughts on Jarrett Culver, D’Angelo Russell, the free agent signees and the choice to not match an offer sheet for Tyus Jones. Also Worried/Not Worried, Russell Westbrook, Rosas podcasts, a game about the new guys and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by The Timberwolves Summer of Fun.

  • 112: Retweet Barrett

    June 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min

    With the NBA Draft quickly approaching your hosts gather to discuss their hastily-compiled prospect previews on a few players the Wolves might take on Thursday. Also, front office/coaching staff hires, who we want the team to draft, predicting the summer, the possibility of trading back, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by the Wolvescast Devil’s Advocate Co-Host Rental Service.

  • 111: Poutine Diet

    April 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins

    The offseason is upon us. Presidents of Basketball Operations need to be hired. Amateur athletes shall blossom into professional athletes. Free agents must sign new pacts. The Timberwolves have a big summer ahead of them. On this episode of Wolvescast we preview the entire offseason. Also, free agent possibilities, ranking our summer expectations, the Clippers, Minnesota United FC, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by “The Minnesota Lynx: Get To Know ‘Em”

  • 110: Legendarily Dysfunctional

    April 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Welcome to the season recap edition of your favorite Timberwolves podcast! This week is mostly about looking back at the season and trying to make sense of the last seven months. Also, POBO/GM search news, Teague surgery and opt-in, Direwolves, Mailbag, WNBA League Pass, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Wiggins Brand Hand Lubricant.

    Sponsorship creative by TollyStones

  • 109: Mitch Creek Lite

    April 7th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins

    With less than a week remaining in the team’s season we look to the past and rank the last ten years of Timberwolves basketball. Also, T-Wolves Gaming, RoCo’s knee, the latest 10-day signee, Gorgui Dieng, Nachos, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Bill Laimbeer’s Combat Basketball Gaming League

  • 108: Rooster Haircut

    March 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins

    While the rest of the basketball world is fixated on March Madness, Wolvescast dutifully stays vigilant on the Timberwolves beat. On this episode of the show we dig into the latest GM rumors and ask the question “why is Chauncey Billups a candidate?” Also, the race to the bottom, some cool Target Center giveaways, worrying about Covington’s health, Jimmy Butler eating wings, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by The Great Conversations Series

  • 107: So Much Smoke

    March 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins

    With only three weeks remaining in the season, the Timberwolves are shelving a number of injured players. insert tank.gif here We discuss the injury-plagued seasons of Covington, Teague and Rose. Also potential Wolves draftees to watch in the NCAA tournament, “The Mayor” becomes a cornhusker, predicting the future, pace of play, Prince night halftime shows, a game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by the Minnesota Timberwolves 2019-2020 Season Ticket Memberships

  • 106: Chief Joy Sparker

    March 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Only a month remains in the Timberwolves season but there is still plenty of meat on the bone. Scott is joined by guest host Robert to break down the last week in Timberwolves Basketball. Also, rumors of Ryno’s rehiring, Towns’ injury scare, Cam Reynolds, Mailbag, TNT’s Players Only, an eBay game and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Saunders Slam Dunk Grooming Products

  • 105: Paper Mache Point Guards

    March 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins

    After a week away your favorite podcast is back! On this episode we speak praise and astonishment for the recent play of Karl Anthony Towns. Also, things to watch for in the final 17 games, Gorgui Dieng’s demotion, road woes, the Nike Prince tapes, a game about career highs and more.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by BSR Injury Law, SeatMeek, the US Bank Timberwolves Investment Portfolio and FitBit Neuro.

  • 104: Max Underachiever

    February 21st, 2019  |  1 hr 11 mins

    Your favorite Timberwolves writer is also a great speaker. The Athletic’s Britt Robson is our guest on a very special episode of Wolvescast. Our conversation mostly centers around the Andrew Wiggins Problem and how Ryan Saunders’ fate may be tied to him. Also, writing about jazz, Wolves locker room anecdotes, Towns and Okogie’s relationship, interviewing Sam Mitchell, and what to watch for in the final 25 games.

    This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by the Britt and Brauer Podcast Memorial Fund