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