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Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Unleash The KAT Step-Back 3 + Observations From Suns-Wolves 2.0

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On the second night of a back-to-back in Phoenix, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ offense came up flat when Anthony Edwards had an off-game. On today’s pod, we go into why Karl-Anthony Towns leaning into his step-back 3 could be a solution to the Wolves’ problems that they could get to whenever they want.

  • How Phoenix shifted their defense to take away Edwards on Friday night after Edwards went for 42 on Thursday
  • Why Edwards can’t necessarily be schemed out, but why he can be schemed inefficient
  • How defenses would not be able to scheme KAT and his step-back at the top of the key out of the Wolves’ offense
  • KAT’s historical numbers off the dribble from 3 versus in catch and shoot situations
  • What the impact of KAT’s step-back 3 would have on the surrounding Wolves players if the shot was activated and effective
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