Mega Thread Minnesota Timberwolves Thread - we're putting the band back together /Thibs

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Depends on his body. There is no doubt he is better PG than Teague, seems to get KAT more involved too. But not sure if he is capable of playing 30 Min plus consistently. I think leading that bench unit is perfect for him, for where he is in his career.
Perhaps I'm in the minority, but I'm strong on Rose not only starting (ahead of Teague), but also that he needs to play at least 30 minutes a game.

If Rose needs back to backs off, rest games. No dramas. He doesn't have to force it with the minutes. But when he plays minutes, gets his touches. He can do a lot on offence towards helping a team win games. He also rises against good opponents and when the responsibility is raised.

Those who watched pre-injury Rose would know against the better PGs his numbers would elevate and their numbers would dip dramatically. Then play him in the playoffs and give him touches and he elevates again. He'll pick his games where he really finds that other gear, but he knows which games to pick.
 

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Thibs is sticking to the 9 man rotation. When even though we have a few "issues"

Wiggins is straight up in a form slump. Im not sure Benching him is the right thing to do. But jesus guys. Hot trash right now

Saric i feel needs to play more. Needs more Minutes from Gibson

The Teague/Rose/Jones rotating them between the 1/2 is fine. We need to shade some minutes off Teague and give them to Okogie. Dude went from straight energy to benching


Idealy

Kat-35
Gibson-25
Covington-33
Wiggins-27
Teague-28

Rose-30
Jones-8
Dieng-15
Daric-25
Okogie-15
Tolliver-7

We play Kat 38MPG even when he fouls out. We have a great 3p shooter benched, A great defensive rookie benched.

I think end of season we look like


Kat
Saric
Covington
Wiggins
Teague

With Okogie/Gibson/Rose comming off the bench thats a dynamic defender, a Veterin big and a great PG off we're top 6 in the west. Our coaching is holding us back.
 

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Rose has definitely improved his 3 point shooting.
Unprecedented 47% from 3.
Is certainly driving his improved play.

Only twice shot more than 30% for a season.
His highest 33%
Impossible to have seen that coming. I’m happy for him if it sticks, must have worked really hard.
 

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Thibs goneski. Saunders of the Ryan variety interim coach. Layden remains as GM for now. Fred Hoiberg and Monty Williams under consideration for HC/GM. FO also apparently doesn't want one person to fill both POBO and HC roles again.

Taylor says the main reason for the decision is us losing too many games that we should have won, and to too many teams that we're better than.
 
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Saunders interim coach for the remainder of the season apparently.

Billups another under consideration for GM or coach.
 

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Too late. Boats sailed this season

Hopefully.play a lot less rigid in offense. More Darios and roco gambles.

Also tell wiggins to go to the ******* ring. Hes 100% better and not a net negative when being ultra aggressive to the ring then playing 90s nba ball
 

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