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Flagrant Howls

Phil Mackey and Kyle Theige made it through the David Kahn era of Minnesota Timberwolves basketball and lived to tell about it! Be a part of their Timberwolves community. Flagrant Howls, part of the SKOR North network of podcasts, is your destination for Timberwolves therapy, celebration and speculation!

Latest Episodes

Minnesota Timberwolves look GREAT in Rudy Gobert's preseason debut

Kyle Theige returns from Las Vegas to discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves’ first preseason games with Phil Mackey! Anthony Edwards looks like a brick house. Rudy Gobert was doing Rudy Gobert things. And the general vibe surrounding the Timberwolves is all positive. Plus, the guys tell a few crazy Las Vegas stories from back in their youth.

Minnesota Timberwolves leadership power rankings; Who fills the void?

Phil Mackey and Kyle Theige provide their new Timberwolves leadership power rankings, now that Patrick Beverley is gone. Who will step up in moments of basketball crisis to verbally lead this talented Wolves team? Plus, Kyle’s Wolves Media Day takeaways and a game of “Flagrant or No” that turns into a Jaden McDaniels love fest.

Did Patrick Beverley and Kevin Garnett take shots at Minnesota Timberwolves?

Kyle and Phil break down Patrick Beverley and Kevin Garnett’s critical comments about the Minnesota Timberwolves, following the Rudy Gobert trade. Do PatBev and KG have a point? Plus, a debate and discussion about the value of D’Angelo Russell, and three Timberwolves showing up in ESPN’s top 25 NBA players list.

Dane Moore on how Rudy Gobert will fit with Minnesota Timberwolves

Dane Moore joins Kyle and Phil to do a deep dive into Rudy Gobert! How will Gobert impact the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2022-23 and beyond? The boys discuss Gobert’s perceived playoff failures, how well he may or may not age, whether he can add to his offensive game, and they go down a strange rabbit hole of former 7-foot Timberwolves.

Anthony Edwards ready to explode in Year 3 for Minnesota Timberwolves?

Phil and Kyle discuss the potential for Anthony Edwards to experience a Year 3 breakout. According to reports and social media videos, Ant has taken his offseason workouts very seriously! Plus, reaction to a New York Post report that questions Alex Rodriguez’s ability to come up with enough cash to stay in the mix as a future majority owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Minnesota Timberwolves broke the system with Rudy Gobert trade!

Phil (from his COVID Cave) and Kyle discuss whether the Timberwolves inadvertently threw a wrench into Kevin Durant trade discussions. Plus thoughts on the Timberwolves’ schedule, Patrick Beverley signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Grady landing the Wolves’ TV job, and more!

Picking the all-time Minnesota Timberwolves 15-man roster

Phil and Kyle go into the “war room” and hash out the all-time 15-man Timberwolves roster. Some ground rules: This isn’t necessarily the top 15 Timberwolves of all-time, but rather the most cohesive roster for winning games.

Craig Kilborn talks Minnesota Timberwolves! Rudy Gobert trade, Anthony Edwards' upside and more

Noted Minnesota Timberwolves fan and actor/TV host Craig Kilborn joins the show to offer up his thoughts on the Rudy Gobert trade, Anthony Edwards’ potential, his five favorite obscure Wolves and more! You may recognize Kilborn from his time hosting The Daily Show, The Late Late Show on CBS, SportsCenter, or from just sitting courtside at Timberwolves games, hoping to snag a free t-shirt. He also told stories about celebrities he encountered during his TV hosting days. Find Craig’s new podcast — The Life Gorgeous — on YouTube, Apple, Spotify or anywhere you find podcasts!

Is Anthony Edwards the next Dwyane Wade?

Phil and Kyle do a deep dive into the upside of Minnesota Timberwolves star guard Anthony Edwards. Are comparisons to Dwyane Wade accurate? Or is there even another level to his upside? Plus, a crazy hypothetical trade involving D’Angelo Russell and Kyrie Irving, and reaction to Karl-Anthony Towns’ super max press conference.