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Dane Moore NBA Podcast: The NBA Playoffs Through A Timberwolves Lens

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Atlanta Hawks v Minnesota Timberwolves Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

On today’s pod, Jack Borman of Canis Hoopus joins the pod to chat about our Minnesota Timberwolves-related thoughts that have been triggered while watching these playoffs. We’re calling it “watching the playoffs through a Timberwolves lens.” And, in that, we discuss:

  • The idea of this playoff role player-type of John Collins being on the Wolves next season
  • Buy-low guys that could be acquired via trade this summer by the Wolves who are playing in these playoffs. Guys like Daniel Gafford of the Wizards
  • The power forwards the Timberwolves pursued this offseason — like Derrick Jones Jr., Paul Millsap and JaMychal Green — having relatively small playoff impacts. How does this impact our view of the midlevel exception?
  • The similarities in offensive structure between what Brooklyn has built to what the Timberwolves have on their roster — three strong isolation players and one shooter
(If you can’t access the Spotify player, click here to listen to the latest episode.)