MINNEAPOLIS This is bad. Epically bad, in fact. Ugly bad. Head-shakingly bad. Tied for 21th-worst all-time bad.
If you haven't guessed it yet, I'm referring to the Timberwolves' 3-point shooting this season. As a team, they're shooting a collective 30.1 percent from long range, which is a resounding worst in the NBA and, among teams all-time that have attempted more than 500 3-pointers in a season, only 20 have logged a worse percentage.
In fact, the Timberwolves just bumped their 3-point shooting accuracy over 30 percent; before Tuesday's 8-of-15 night from long range, their 29.5 percent mark made them the only team shooting below 30 percent from beyond the arc. Even now, there's a spacious gap between Minnesota and the league's next-worst team, the Wizards, who are shooting 32.3 percent from long range.
This is an issue that's plagued the Timberwolves from Day 1, despite their offseason goal of bringing in more wing players and shooters. The best 3...