Bio: James Herbert loves basketball more than is healthy. He writes for Hardwood Paroxysm, produces HoopSpeak Live and wishes he was Steve Nash. He has a pet rat named after diminutive point guard Jerome Randle.
New Russian Timberwolves Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved will go up against Brazil on Thursday morning in London.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers' Rodney Williams is looking to improve his three-point shot so he can play some small forward, he says.
The Vikings' Jared Allen said Wednesday that he doesn't have any sort of rivalry with rookie Matt Kalil.
The Minnesota Vikings' John Carlson sprained his knee on Tuesday and he's lucky that the injury wasn't more severe.
The United States women's basketball team remains undefeated at the Olympics with a win over Turkey.
The Wolves' Kevin Love scored 14 points in 14 minutes in his first game at the Olympics. His second is Tuesday against Tunisia.
Minnesota Timberwolves Alexey Shved and Andrei Kirilenko, representing Russia at the Olympics, will face China at 4:00 a.m. ET.
The Twins eked out a a 7-6 win against Chicago on Monday night, thanks to a walk-off sac fly from Jamey Carroll.
For a second, it looked like Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin had himself a hand injury. Turns out he just jammed a finger.