“There is no more rebuilding. There are no more wholesale changes. I like a lot of players on the team and I expect them to be here a long time.”
— Timberwolves General Manager David Kahn on the state of the team. The Timberwolves’ young core of players currently consists of two undersized power forwards (one of whom is an All-Star), two point guards (one of whom is in Spain), and three swingmen. Minnesota’s record is currently 13-43.
If you’re a Knicks fan, the positive is that at least Kristaps Porzingis tried to make a play.
But he was not going to stop the athletic Bradley Beal with a full head of steam, and the result was a Beal dunking over Porzingis as he tries to block the attempt.
Beal wasn’t sharp, scoring 12 points on 5-of-14 shooting. The Knicks has an efficient Carmelo Anthony and that got them the win.
We had an efficient Carmelo Anthony sighting in the preseason.
Anthony and the Knicks went up against the Wizards and ‘Melo hit 10-of-15 shots to score 21 points. He also had four rebounds and four assists.
Derrick Williams had 23 points on 11 shots to lead the Knicks in scoring, and New York won 115-104.