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Canis Hoopus May 19, 2016

Offseason Therapy: Happy Birthday, Kevin Garnett

The Big Ticket is 40 years old today. How old does that make you feel? On May 19, 1976, the one and only Kevin Maurice Garnett entered the world. Today, he turns 40 years old and retains an NBA contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The occasion of the big man's birthday provides a nice little opportunity to both reminisce on the old times and contemplate his (and the Timberwolves') future. If you haven't done so in a while, take five minutes or so today to look over Garnett's page on Basketball Reference. It will probably take longer than that because of the sheer volume of statistics...
NetsDaily May 17, 2016

Draft Lottery finally arrives ... with equal parts dread and resignation

The Day of Reckoning is upon us. Early this evening, around 8 p.m., on ESPN,, the NBA will toss some ping pong balls into a hopper and when the number combinations hit, the NBA Draft order will be set. Teams will know where they stand and start to make decisions on who to take on June 23 ... or where to trade the pick and for who.  Some teams could lose or gain picks. But the Nets, alas, will be on the sidelines, their pick given up in the famous (infamous?) trade that brought Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry, but no rings, to Brooklyn  The Nets division rival, the Boston...
Canis Hoopus May 12, 2016

Operation Arnie: Keeping Kander is a crucial first test for Thibodeau

Re-signing Arnie Kander is one of the most important tasks in Thibodeau's first summer as President of Basketball Operations. Amid the excitement of the number one draft pick and the re-signing of Kevin Garnett, Flip Saunders made another vital move last summer: Hiring former Detroit Pistons physical therapist Arnie Kander as Vice President of Sports Performance to lead the Wolves' training staff and bring stability to a franchise that has struggled mightily with injuries over the past decade. It took four visits to Minneapolis for Saunders to lure Kander out of his brief retirement, as...

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