Timberwolves turn in another defenseless effort in loss to Rockets

Jan 24, 2011 Read more: TwinCities.com 12
It's becoming very clear why the Timberwolves give up more points per game than any team in the NBA. Read more
Top Gunn

Duluth, MN

#1 Jan 25, 2011
100% correct. This team either can't or won't play any defense. They have enough talent on this roster right now to be better. I'm not sure a high draft pick and a free agent signing or trade would change things much at all if as individuals and as a TEAM they don't start playing much better defense.
The Hard Truth

Northome, MN

#2 Jan 25, 2011
It is time to fire Mr. Rambis. How much of a mini-zen master do you have to be to say, "Guard the three"?
DD Austin

Brandon, MS

#3 Jan 25, 2011
Yea, yea, yeah, blah, blah, blah!! Why don't you wait until they win ONE and put it all over the FRONT PAGE!! Otherwise it is trash sports journalism! ;-(
fracas

Tucson, AZ

#4 Jan 25, 2011
I think it all starts with the point guards being unable to stop dribble penetration. Other people collapse towards the PG and the whole damn thing unravels.

Just absolutely woeful defense, and none of the players seem to be all that bothered about it.
the real just another day

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Jan 25, 2011
Just another say in loserville....
the real just another day

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Jan 25, 2011
'day'
The Hard Truth

Northome, MN

#7 Jan 25, 2011
the real just another day wrote:
Just another say in loserville....
Just another day in junior high.
Jonboy

Duluth, MN

#8 Jan 25, 2011
Flynn and Ridnour have to go, before any defense happens.
Mano

Sylmar, CA

#9 Jan 25, 2011
Clueless
Mike L

United States

#10 Jan 26, 2011
We double teamed Chuck Hayes on the perimeter on Monday night. Seriously Ridnour, Chuck freakin Hayes needs to be doubled anywhere on the court? That left a wide open three pointer for Lowry. Obviously this happens all the time but that one ALMOST made me not want to renew my season tickets for next year. I can deal with the losses, but not doing the little things really gets on my nerves.
Mike L

United States

#11 Jan 26, 2011
Jonboy wrote:
Flynn and Ridnour have to go, before any defense happens.
I miss the days of ole stop and pop. Heck, even Troy Hudson was serviceable. Now THAT'S sad!
DD Austin

Brandon, MS

#12 Jan 27, 2011
Here's a thought, why not change their name to the Tender-wolves! ;-)
It would be a far more appropriate name for them - that's for sure!!

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