Monthly Archives: June 2011

Q&A with’s Zach Harper

Zach Harper is the host of’s Daily Dime Live and a contributor to numerous TrueHoop Network blogs.  He is also a Timberwolves fan. Rahat: To begin, was there any one thing, in your mind, that characterized Kevin McHale’s coaching stints with the Wolves? Zach: One thing that characterized McHale’s coaching stint with the Wolves is [...]

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On Jonny Flynn

Thanks to an emailer for passing this on.  The following from an ESPN interview with Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn, via Once we took Rubio, we knew for a fact that unless he was taken in the top two picks that year that he couldn’t come for at least a year, maybe two [...]

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On the Houston Rockets’ alleged interest in Andris Biedrins

via Warriors Aren’t Just Giving Away Biedrins | Inside the Warriors: I’ve been told the Rockets have offered Hasheem Thabeet and Jordan Hill. Haven’t confirmed if they were offered as a package, but the figures add up. Thabeet, a former No. 2 overall pick, is widely regarded as someone who simply not good enough to play in [...]

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ESPN’s David Thorpe on Morris: “He’s a home run.”

I won’t bother quoting the article because it’s a must-read in totality, but you can access it here, via the Chronicle.  Just fascinating insight from one of the most respected judges of talent in the industry. In honesty, Thorpe’s analysis almost awakened the child within me.  He touches on Morris’ versatile skillset and potential to bully [...]

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Morning-after reactions to the Houston Rockets’ 2011 draft performance

A lot of thoughts.  First, I recommend heading over to SBNation’s TheDreamshake for in-depth pick by pick coverage of yesterday’s event. One thing I want to touch on is my attitude towards the draft itself, in general.  It used to be something I regarded with complete apathy, and for good reason.  There was little chance [...]

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