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News » Minnesota Timberwolves Notes, Quotes 2009-11-16


Minnesota Timberwolves Notes, Quotes 2009-11-16


Minnesota Timberwolves Notes, Quotes 2009-11-16--Wolves basketball boss David Kahn sent a note to the NBA office Saturday making the case that C Ryan Hollins shouldn't have received a second technical foul and an automatic ejection from Friday's game against Dallas in an encounter with Mavericks F Drew Gooden. Hollins got the second technical for a flying elbow that didn't land after he and Gooden were entangled.

Two nights after Al Jefferson said his team needed to hit back when it was struck, the Wolves were involved in several skirmishes with Mavericks players.

Included was PG Jonny Flynn jawing at Dallas big guy Dirk Nowitzki.

"That's O.K.," Wolves coach Kurt Rambis said. "I don't mind that at all. I don't mind our team sticking up for their teammates. That's a good thing."

--Kahn also sent one of his occasional letters that he has written to Timberwolves followers since he was hired in May.

Kahn wrote the letter Friday night on the flight to Memphis and addressed the team's 1-8 start.

"Our record was to be expected -- but it will not be accepted," he wrote. "Big difference, I think."

He wrote that Jonny Flynn and Wayne Ellington "need to take advantage of the rare opportunity to play significant minutes as rookies." He called for a "physical and mental toughness, even when we lose" that was not displayed in a 41-point loss at Golden State last week. He said the team will start "running and attacking more on offense," especially when Kevin Love and Al Jefferson return to the team.

He vowed to work harder.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "Everyone knows we're not going to figure out who we are as a ballclub until Kevin and Al are back, and it may not be until Al feels like he's 100 percent." -- Coach Kurt Rambis, on a 1-10 season start with F Kevin Love missing all of it and with Al Jefferson absent for the last two games and still recovering from February knee surgery for the rest of it.


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Added: November 16, 2009

 

 
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