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Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Britt Robson on the Many Things We Can’t Know About the Timberwolves

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Today’s episode is Part One of a two-part season preview with Britt Robson of The Athletic on what has become one of the most confusing Minnesota Timberwolves teams in franchise history. The squad is shrouded in mystery, from their best player down through the depths of the rotation. Some topics Britt and I delve into:

  • Understanding we can’t know what to expect from Karl-Anthony Towns, and acknowledging that clouds everything
  • What players on the roster should benefit most from playing with KAT if KAT is his old self
  • Offensive lineups vs. Defensive lineups
  • Reasons to buy stock in Anthony Edwards
(If you can’t access the Spotify player, click here to listen to the latest episode.)

In Part Two of the show, Britt and I dive more into the basketball fits of this roster.

  • The basketball dynamics of a Rubio-Russell-Beasley backcourt
  • The importance of the power forward position to the big picture
  • How the Timberwolves fit into the Western Conference landscape
  • Picking a player on the roster that we are more optimistic about that the consensus