Towards the end of our second practice tonight, Chris Richard went up and dunked the ball. I was actually on the side getting treatment on my shoulder and I had my face down on the training table. So, I didn’t see it, but I heard a huge crash. I looked over and he had actually broken the rim. Chris Richard had actually broken the rim! So, I hear the crash, and then I look down on the court and I see a little bolt rolling toward me at halfcourt. Then I turn and see that the basket at the far end is broken. Two seconds later, one of the banners on the wall falls down…
Tomorrow, I’ll get to see more of the city. Theo Ratliff, Fred Hoiberg
and I will dedicate a refurbished school basketball court and do a
little clinic for the kids. It’s part of the NBA Cares program, and I’m
looking forward to getting out and seeing a different part of the city
and meeting some of the people here.
sculpted than ever, even more toned than he appeared at the Las Vegas
summer league in July. Smith has improved his strength and stamina as
he begins his second NBA season, coach Randy Wittman said.
salary coming on his Timberwolves coaching contract, to take a job as a
college basketball TV analyst for the coming season.
not getting over the magnitude of someone like KG, but dealing with all
of the casualties that come with it. The Hassell/Buckner deal is
clearly just a swap for a more manageable contract. Glen Taylor give me
something to live for.
It’s not a first for Randy Foye or Craig Smith to play together for the
Minnesota Timberwolves; they were teammates in Turkey with an All-Star
team in college.