Wolves Updates 12/19 Part 2

-Head coach Randy Wittman said that Greg Buckner and Antoine Walker
remain day-to-day, while Marko Jaric missed shootaround due to illness.

 

 

This guy is really, really good. He has an unerring sense of what really
counts. He can write circles around just about anyone in the profession. He
offers tangible evidence and hard-to-qualify opinions in appropriate doses. He’s
cynical enough to see through a lot of what doesn’t deserve our time, but doesn’t
sneer for effect alone.
 

Most importantly, he legitimately appears to be
enjoying what he’s doing…
   
 

Golden State Warriors coach Don Nelson said he believes veteran point guard Troy Hudson’s career is finished because of chronic injuries. Hudson is bothered by an injured left hip and this latest setback, Hudson said, could end his career,
 

"I think Troy is probably done," Nelson said. "I don’t think he’ll play again."
 
 
I guess they are putting microphones on NBA coaches for nationally
televised games.  That is the buzz I’ve been hearing around the
league.  I am really surprised the networks and the coaches decided to
do this.   I just want to know who at the TV network has the job of
listening in to the coach the whole game and trying to figure out what
they can put on the air and what they can’t play.  In addition, most
coaches have their right hand man that they talk to privately back and
forth during the game.  To draw some sort of parallel, think about
someone having your family miked up for a week.  To me it’s tough to
imagine that.  In fairness, the leauge does promise that it won’t use
material that is too over the top, but that means the only thing
they’ll be able to play on TV is the real generic stuff which isn’t too
interesting anyway.
   
 
David Thorpe/ESPN ranks Corey Brewer at #9 on his list of this week’s top 10 rookies.
 
 

Unbeaten at home and winners of nine consecutive games entering
tonight’s game against Detroit, Garnett’s 20-2 Boston Celtics have tied
the once again proud franchise’s record for best start and are pointed
toward 70 victories. Their start also is among the 10 best in NBA
history while the Wolves 3-20 start is among the worst in NBA history.
 
 
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