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Dane Moore NBA Podcast: Sixers Bury The Wolves

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On today’s show, we dig into the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 31-point loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night that highlighted some concerning trends. Including the Wolves starting five plummeting over the past two months, Karl-Anthony Towns being guarded by a small with a lurking double team, and Anthony Edwards’ continued funk.

  • The starting five going from being the Wolves’ greatest strength in the first half of the season to a glaring weakness over these past two months
  • The Sixers guard Karl-Anthony Towns Utah-style, with Joel Embiid lurking a la Rudy Gobert, and why that’s a red flag come playoffs
  • Jarred Vanderbilt benched in second half
  • Anthony Edwards’ funk continues, but some signs of life in the third quarter
  • Seeing Malik Beasley’s value to the second unit in his absence tonight due to a non-COVID illness
(If you can’t access the Spotify player, click here to listen to the latest episode).