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Dane Moore NBA Podcast: The Ant-Beasley Duo + McDaniels’ Mean Streak + Full-Strength Soon?

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Everything makes more sense after a win — at least for a moment. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ 4th quarter comeback against the New York Knicks on Wednesday highlighted what the Wolves are hopefully evolving into. On today’s pod we discuss:

  • Chris Finch’s heaping of praise on the “special” defense Jaden McDaniels has been playing lately
  • McDaniels’ mean streak propelling him to confront matchups against Luka Doncic, James Harden and Julius Randle
  • How the Wolves came back from 11 down in the 4th quarter to squeeze out a cluster of a late-game win in a battle of Anthony Edwards versus Julius Randle
  • The budding friendship and on-court synergy of Edwards and Malik Beasley
  • Edwards explains how the presence of himself, Beasley and D’Angelo Russell can free Karl-Anthony Towns from the endless cycle of double teams he receives in the post
(If you can’t access the Spotify player, click here to listen to the latest episode.)