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Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Timberwolves Do Nothing At Trade Deadline

2020 NBA Draft Minnesota Timberwolves Team Operations Room Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images

The Minnesota Timberwolves did nothing at the trade deadline. On today’s pod, we breakdown what the Wolves’ inactivity signals by parsing Gersson Rosas’ post-deadline press conference. Topics include:

  • Thought you were a big trade guy, Rosas. What’s up?
  • Rosas said there were trades for “high-end” players out there but that price would have been too steep. What would have a Wolves Aaron Gordon trade have looked like? John Collins?
  • The still glaring hole at power forward. Rosas predicament of McDaniels at PF or a traditional second big next to KAT
  • How will the re-insertion of Malik Beasley and then D’Angelo Russell impact the “critical development” of Anthony Edwards?
  • The Russell and Ricky Rubio pairing at the beginning of the season didn’t work. Will we see it again? If not, what is Rubio’s future with the franchise?
(If you can’t access the Spotify player, click here to listen to the latest episode.)