Did anything happen at this press conference?

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Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by LordNu » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:08 pm

Well, did it?

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by Sid Hartman » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:19 pm

LordNu wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:08 pm
Well, did it?
Rosas resigned and decided to go back to Houston
Andrew Wiggins fucking sucks...if you defend this clown you don’t know shit about basketball

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by LordNu » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:20 pm

Sid Hartman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:19 pm
LordNu wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:08 pm
Well, did it?
Rosas resigned and decided to go back to Houston
Well, it was good whilst it lasted. Definitely better than Kahn's tenure.

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by Sid Hartman » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:27 pm

LordNu wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:20 pm
Sid Hartman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:19 pm
LordNu wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:08 pm
Well, did it?
Rosas resigned and decided to go back to Houston
Well, it was good whilst it lasted. Definitely better than Kahn's tenure.
Anyone know what the meerkat is up to?
Andrew Wiggins fucking sucks...if you defend this clown you don’t know shit about basketball

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by flexbuffchest » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:29 pm

https://kstp.com/sports/timberwolves-pr ... 473/?cat=7


"views the draft as a 3 or 4 year process"
Thrillkill wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:03 am

Fuck! Rosas fucked this up in epic all time fashion...

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by flexbuffchest » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:32 pm

Sid Hartman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:27 pm
LordNu wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:20 pm
Sid Hartman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:19 pm


Rosas resigned and decided to go back to Houston
Well, it was good whilst it lasted. Definitely better than Kahn's tenure.
Anyone know what the meerkat is up to?
President of a French team!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Kah ... executive)
On July 12, 2018, Kahn was announced as the president of Paris Basketball in the LNB Pro B, the second division of basketball in France.[12]
Thrillkill wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:03 am

Fuck! Rosas fucked this up in epic all time fashion...

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by JoeBagO'Donuts » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:37 pm

flexbuffchest wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:29 pm
https://kstp.com/sports/timberwolves-pr ... 473/?cat=7


"views the draft as a 3 or 4 year process"
Commitment to competance, Rosas gets it. In a league with very little margin for the mid/small market this guy seems like a homerun.

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by Sid Hartman » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:44 pm

flexbuffchest wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:32 pm
Sid Hartman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:27 pm
LordNu wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:20 pm


Well, it was good whilst it lasted. Definitely better than Kahn's tenure.
Anyone know what the meerkat is up to?
President of a French team!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Kah ... executive)
On July 12, 2018, Kahn was announced as the president of Paris Basketball in the LNB Pro B, the second division of basketball in France.[12]
His press conferences in French must be must see television
Andrew Wiggins fucking sucks...if you defend this clown you don’t know shit about basketball

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by witljon » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:46 pm

flexbuffchest wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:29 pm
https://kstp.com/sports/timberwolves-pr ... 473/?cat=7


"views the draft as a 3 or 4 year process"
So, nothing happened.

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by KevinBaconIsNotMyHero » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:49 pm

flexbuffchest wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:32 pm
Sid Hartman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:27 pm
LordNu wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:20 pm


Well, it was good whilst it lasted. Definitely better than Kahn's tenure.
Anyone know what the meerkat is up to?
President of a French team!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Kah ... executive)
On July 12, 2018, Kahn was announced as the president of Paris Basketball in the LNB Pro B, the second division of basketball in France.[12]
Pray for that team.

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by flexbuffchest » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:10 pm

Just something to talk about...I really like that Rosas has clearly defined roles for everyone, not just the players but the entire organization or seems.

Plus he actually makes it a point that this is now Kat's team and that we're going to build around him.

http://m.startribune.com/gersson-rosas- ... 511439712/
an interview with the Star Tribune recently, the former Rockets executive vice president spelled out philosophies on how he wants to run the Wolves. More than once, one of Rosas’ favorite phrases “questioning the norm” came up. That includes more than looking at numbers and figuring out ways to maneuver around the salary cap. It means everything the Wolves do, from players wellness, to travel, nutrition, scouting, analytics and health. All of these are competitive fronts in the NBA, and the Wolves can exploit each area when it comes to getting an edge.

“Our approach on a day by day basis is we have to maximize every resource,” Rosas said. “That’s a lot similar to what we did in Houston. You’ve got to be creative with everything we have whether it’s assets or resources or a structure in place, and where can we gain a competitive advantage. … The mandate of having a world-class organization demands a thoroughness, a diligence, creativity, a strategy that other organizations don’t have. That’s what we’re trying to build here.”

Player-centric’

Rosas minces no words when it comes to evaluating the roster. This is Karl-Anthony Towns’ team, and the Wolves universe revolves around Towns, their lone All-Star who beings his five-year $158 million deal next season.

“How do we maximize an individual like Karl?” Rosas said. “That’s in all senses of the word. How we play, player wellness, our roster, our philosophies. Because he’s our biggest driver to winning. … It’s going to take a lot of time and effort, but we are going to be a very player-centric place where guys can come in and maximize their talent.”

That last part has been easier said than done for the Wolves’ other maximum contract player, Andrew Wiggins. There has been a tumultuous relationship between the fan base and Wiggins, whose tantalizing athletic potential has not lived up to his on-court production.

would say to be fair, the organization hasn’t fulfilled that potential,” Rosas said. “That’s everybody. There’s demands on every member of this organization, whether you’re a player, staff, whatever the case may be, we have to execute. We talk a lot about our plans and philosophies, but the reality is we haven’t done anything and it’s actions over words, and that goes to not only Andrew but Karl and to me and to Ryan and everybody in this organization. We’re saying a lot of nice things and there’s a great vision in place, but we have to do it.”

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Advancing the franchise

Analytics are going to play a big part in how the Wolves approach Thursday’s draft and free agency, and bringing minds like Gupta, who attended MIT and Stanford, tells you analytics are going to play a big role in the team going forward. Rosas wants to find a way to mold the worlds of analytics and scouting, which can sometimes exist in conflicting realms.

“We truly value both sides of that perspective,” Rosas said. “Some of our best basketball conversations have come about as a result of arguments or discussions between analytics and basketball. I’ve always believed that the analytics side will present and bring up questions that only basketball people can answer. And when you answer those questions and you have one side pushing the other, I think you get to create basketball values.”

Those discussions have to exist in a healthy culture, where plenty of voices can articulate their opinions. It’s not always easy to get everyone pulling in one direction, especially if people disagree with the final decision.

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Thrillkill wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:03 am

Fuck! Rosas fucked this up in epic all time fashion...

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Re: Did anything happen at this press conference?

Post by j2j » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:42 pm

flexbuffchest wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:29 pm
https://kstp.com/sports/timberwolves-pr ... 473/?cat=7


"views the draft as a 3 or 4 year process"
Sounds like Sekou!!! :naners:
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