like an amusement park ride–McCants get his own shot better than
anyone on the squad, leads the team not only in three-pointers made but
three point percentage (40.9%), and, after falling in love with the
long bomb earlier in the season, mixes that trey threat in with deft
drives to the hoop. He is the only Timberwolves player who can burn an
opponent for a bushel of points in a big hurry should they decide to
play Ring Around the Rosey on Jefferson and dare Minnesota to beat them
Although it is difficult to truly gauge Foye’s development at this point, the initial numbers do not impress. After missing the first 43 games of the season, Foye has averaged 7.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists while shooting 34% from the field in his seven games entering Wednesday’s matchup with Los Angeles.
weekend. He’s headed to the Bahamas, presumably with his supermodel
girlfriend Adriana Lima.
weeks away" from playing in games. Ratliff is on his way back from
right knee surgery.
Green, who will try to become the first back-to-back winner since
Richardson, is the tallest player to win the contest since Kenny "Sky"
Walker, 6-8, won it in 1989.
Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor will spend the NBA all-star weekend in New Orleans helping test kids’ hearing and donating 200 hearing aids to needy youngsters.
The Timberwolves’ game against ex-Wolf Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics last Friday evening had a 1.4 rating on KSTC-TV, meaning a viewership of about 20,000 households, although the Wolves-Celtics game also was on ESPN.