Wolves Updates 10/22

From Rick Alonzo/Pioneer Press,the Bucks Michael Redd on Corey Brewer: 
"He’s long," Redd told the Milwaukee Journal
Sentinel. "I encouraged him to keep working hard. I told him when the
regular season comes, the intensity of guys will be much higher.
"He’s going to be awesome, an all-defensive player, definitely."
 
Also from Alonzo:
Wolves swingman Gerald Green showed he still has a
lot to learn with his performance against Milwaukee. He shot 3 for 8,
and almost all were tough shots.
 
 
Taking Hoopshype’s unofficial payroll numbers as a benchmark, it looks
like 11 teams will be over the tax threshold once rosters are sorted
out by opening night, and they could pay a total of about $75 million
in taxes, a 25% increase over last season when only five teams paid
$55.6 million in taxes.
 
Like last year, the Knicks will probably pay the most, an estimated
$21.3 million. That’s down from $45.1 million. Following closely behind
are the Mavericks at $18.1 million, the Nuggets at $11.6 million, the
Celtics at $8.6 million, the Sixers at $4.7 million, the Heat at $3.7
million, the Suns at $2.7 million, and the Timberwolves, still $505,000
over in spite of trading Kevin Garnett. In addition, the Nets, Spurs
and Cavs are also likely to be over once the final contracts are
signed. Some teams may be able to get close to or under the threshold,
like the Heat who have several partially guaranteed and non-guaranteed
deals.
 
 
Click here for a list of some of the team’s upcoming promotional events.
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