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Doug Wolter: With Timberwolves, skepticism comes with the territory

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If only the Minnesota Timberwolves had had a few more competitive years in the historical record, they might have more die-hard fans today.


As it is, I suspect many Wolves fans see themselves more as detached critics than invested fanatics. When your club has never really made a significant run at greatness (or even respectability), it's hard to take them seriously.

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Doug Wolter
Doug Wolter is the Daily Globe sports editor. He served as sports reporter, then sports editor, news editor and finally managing editor at the Daily Globe for 22 years before leaving for seven years to work as night news editor at the Mankato Free Press in Mankato. Doug now lives in Worthington with his wife, Sandy. They have three children and six grandchildren. Doug, retired after a lengthy career in fast-pitch softball, enjoys reading, strumming his acoustic guitar and hanging around his grandchildren. He self-publishes short stories in his spare time. One of his stories, "The Genuine One," is being distributed by a national publisher.
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