If KAT and Gobert again don’t mesh, their combined salaries of $94 million in 2023-24 and $101 million in 2025-26, will be a bloated inefficiency at precisely the time new contracts for Ant and McDaniels propel the franchise toward that dreaded “second apron.”
Aurora’s founders envision the team moving up from the USL W League to the professional USL Super League and ultimately the National Women’s Soccer League.
Without the Tommies, most MIAC observers believe the conference has become more competitive and balanced.
WNBA rosters are notoriously difficult for rookies to make, yet Reeve vowed to give the club’s four draftees – Diamond Miller, Connecticut forward Dorka Juhász, South Carolina guard Brea Beal and forward Taylor Soule of Virginia Tech – legitimate shots.
Bottom line, this was a disappointing season, made more so by a raising of the bar while the actual teamwork performance was lowered. But miraculously, the future isn’t mortgaged.
“The simplest way to put this is, this is our baby, and it’s still our baby. You don’t walk away from something you poured a lot into.”
After 85 games, it is time to stop regarding moments of sunlight from a chronically inconsistent team as evidence of viable breakthroughs.
Wolves will need solid contributions from KAT, Ant and Conley to advance past Oklahoma City on Friday.
Or is there more this Timberwolves team has to offer as we close out the season?
Timberwolves seem to gel as the season is down to the last five games.
For one night KAT and the Wolves had an answer to some of the questions that have increasingly been pockmarking our perception of this team, and his role on it.
As Dawn Plitzuweit high-fived Goldy Gopher, stepped to the podium and began her remarks, eyes shifted from Plitzuweit to the players and back for any signs of acceptance or dissonance.
Mediocrity has been about the only consistent thing about the team this season.
As of Tuesday morning, the Wolves improbably found themselves with the sixth-best record in the muddled Western Conference, a slot in the standings that would enable them to avoid the play-in mini-tournament.
One of just three women coaching a men’s college team, Tamara Moore has the Minnesota college on the brink of a national tournament bid.
Asked directly whether Whalen had stepped down, as the release said, or been fired, University of Minnesota athletics director Mark Coyle said he and Whalen “mutually agreed to step down.”
Amid the focus on the Rudy Gobert trade and the rise of Ant, Jaden McDaniels continues to shine.
This time around, a lot of you wanted to talk about the performance of Coach Chris Finch, and the re-acclimation of KAT if and when he is finally health enough to rejoin the rotation.
On Monday, a glorious synergy was on display for long portions of the game against a formidable Mavericks opponent. And there are reasons to think it might stick around with more reliable frequency over the remainder of the season.
Over those three years, the Wolves roster took on many different shapes, skill sets and personalities. D’Lo never comfortably fit into any of them.