Minnesota Timberwolves-Kurt Rambis deal could come early next week

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Negotiations between the Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis are expected to continue over the weekend, and Minnesota hopes to finalize a deal to make Rambis the head coach by Monday or Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation said today. Full Story
CWick

Livermore, CA

#1 Aug 7, 2009
Rambis watch out! McHale might be lurking around to delivering another clothesline.
lakers

Cypress, CA

#2 Aug 7, 2009
dont hire him, hes the next lakers coach
Showtime

Agoura Hills, CA

#3 Aug 7, 2009
If the wolves get him I think thats a good hiring, I would love for him to replace phil.
Ken-on Kent-Johnson

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Aug 8, 2009
Great, another guy like mckale that has allegiance to a different team. The garnet trade brought boston a title, now who will rambis trade to LA to get that team another trophy. I see in the next 2-3 years another blockbuster trade where we lose a great player or 2 to LA, LA wins 2-3 more titles and we start rebuilding, again. What we need is a guy that will make a blockbuster trade in our favor to win something!!
r u nuts

Oklahoma City, OK

#5 Aug 8, 2009
al jefferson to cavs for ilgauskas and eight (8)
first round picks.
cavs get their first world championship this season, wolves get cushion for the future pushin'.
who knows, one of those eight picks could end up being a labron, kobe or kg.
trade bait to move up, etc.
ISRW

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Aug 8, 2009
Man, Wolves threads get the most puzzling posts.

There are limits to the number of future firsts teams can deal away -- limits imposed by the league after the Cleveland franchise committed to giving away too many in the past. When a new Cavs owner came in, the Commissioner gave them some picks back and prohibited teams from trading first round picks too far into the future. There are also more recent restrictions on teams trading consecutive first round picks.

The "Rambis will trade players to LA" angle is so spectacularly silly, I only feel obliged to point out that the guy would be *the coach*. David Kahn would be the guy with trade authority. You'd think any Wolves fan would know that, seeing as how he's been making a ton of them....
I m nuts

Oklahoma City, OK

#7 Aug 9, 2009
thanks for not going off on me for my lack of smarts in this area. others would have.
I am not a gm, only pretend to be in my mind.

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