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Shaq believes he'd average 50 points without free throws in today's era

Shaquille O’Neal is confident that if his 7-foot-1 frame, well north of 300 pounds, was tasked with competing in the modern NBA, not a soul could contain him. The Basketball Hall of Famer would refuse to adapt to a style of play where big men are stepping further and further away from the rim, and would just exploit his size ...

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Report: Minnesota Timberwolves center Justin Patton breaks foot

Timberwolves center Justin Patton will need surgery after breaking his right foot, the Athletic reported on Saturday. Justin Patton will undergo surgery on fractured right foot early this week, league sources said. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 15, 2018 It marks the latest setback for Patton, who was limited to just four minutes as a rookie last season after ...

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Report: Wolves owner has 'significant concern' with culture under Thibs, Layden

It starts at the top. With the Minnesota Timberwolves seemingly in disarray from the outside looking in, owner Glen Taylor reportedly has “significant concern” over the culture created under both head coach/team president Tom Thibodeau and general manager Scott Layden, league sources told <a href="… NBA | theScore

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Report: Butler to meet with Timberwolves brass to discuss future

The time has come for Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves to clear the air. The All-Star shooting guard will reportedly meet with general manager Scott Layden and head coach/president Tom Thibodeau on Monday “to have honest conversations” about his future with the franchise, sources t… NBA | theScore

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KG thinks Rose should start for T-Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a good problem at point guard. Jeff Teague started all 70 games he appeared in last season after signing a three-year, $ 57-million deal with Minnesota last summer; <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/players/37619" href=""… NBA | theScore

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Olynyk leads Canada past Brazil in 2nd round of World Cup qualifying

Five NBA players who chose to suit up for Canada just a week before training camps open. A point guard making his first appearance for Canada in five years. A Canadian university product who has come into his own in this newfangled World Cup qualifying system. Canada’s 85-77 victory over Brazil to open the second round of World Cup qualifying ...

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