On today’s show, Dane talks about the upcoming Minnesota Timberwolves defense. Specifically, the impact Ben Simmons would have on the defense if Wolves made a trade to acquire him. Additionally, included clips of new Timberwolves defensive coordinator Elston Turner on his take on Wolves defense this year, and Turner’s take on how falls cover can be effectively played out in the NBA d ‘today. And finally, we come to the team contracts that Jarred Vanderbilt and Jordan McLaughlin recently signed.
- Comparison of the defensive impact of Ben Simmons next to Karl-Anthony Towns versus the defensive impact of Jimmy Butler next to KAT
- What type of price in a transaction would be justifiable given the expected impact of Simmons?
- New defensive coordinator Elston Turner on his vision for the Timberwolves defense, and how that vision might be different from that of David Vanterpool and Jospeh Blair
- The impact of signing long-term, team-friendly deals between Vanderbilt and McLaughlin