Final part in a four-part interview with Minnesota Timberwolves head coach, Chris Finch.
On Friday and Saturday night at the Walker Art Center, Wagner will perform what are probably the most ambitious concerts of his iconoclastic career.
With the blockbuster trade for Rudy Gobert, the Timberwolves have stabilized their core talent to a remarkable degree, but the future of point guard D’Angelo Russell is a fascinating enigma with broad spectrum of potential outcomes.
What will the team look like with the new defensive presence of Rudy Gobert at center and moving Karl-Anthony Towns to power forward? Is Anthony Edwards ready for his starring role?
King saw his dream scenario — being able to play the music he loved all over the world while being present to help raise a family — coming to fruition, and refused to compromise.
Suffice to say that trading for Gobert last week – the deal was made official on Wednesday – represents the most high-stakes gambit the Wolves franchise has executed since KG was drafted.
Two of the four June 23 picks, including a defensive stopper, could provide immediate dividends.
Brandon Ross is a guitarist who can ripple, skronk and squall in a manner akin to Jimi Hendrix without being a Hendrix imitator.
The biggest reason to be excited about Connelly is his fit with the existing personnel in the front office and the coaching staff, and the way that could extend into the eventual transfer in ownership from Taylor to Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez.
Beef up the frontcourt, accelerate the development of future cornerstone players — and ensure a unified chain of command.
Next week: three proactive measures that should be undertaken in order to better weather upcoming seasons. But for now, let’s savor the charm of this season.
Breaking down the things that will go a long way in determining how soon this eminently enjoyable season comes to a close.
Before we anticipate the rest of the series, it’s worth taking a minute to appreciate Saturday night’s special win.
Despite the Grizzlies’ lofty credentials, all season long the Wolves have been remarkably confident about how they match up with their first-round playoff opponent.
Beat the Clippers and the Wolves are the seventh seed. Lose to the Clips but beat the winner of the Pelicans-Spurs game and they are the eighth seed. Lose both games and their season is over.
Less than a week ago, shreds of optimism about this team could still be clutched as viable keepsakes. Now?