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So far this season - with a 7-29 record at the All-Star break - the Timberwolves have found it's hard to build a winning culture with a weak foundation.
Kevin Garnett posted on Instagram that he won't be involved in any sale of his former team. But owner Glen Taylor countered that none of the 10 groups who have made bids involve the former Wolves star.
Now losers of nine in a row, Minnesota on Wednesday night suffered yet another lopsided decision before taking a week off for the NBA All-Star break.
The first time the Wolves played the Hornets in Charlotte, Jalen McDaniels had just been recalled from the G-League. On Wednesday, he and Jaden were both in action.
The appointment to Team USA for Anthony Edwards is largely ceremonial, since there will be no Rising Stars Game at the All-Star weekend in Atlanta.
Tuesday's practice, just his second since taking over as coach, was an attempt for Chris Finch to install a sense of normalcy along with some of his concepts.
It can often feel like this Wolves season is going in a flat circle, one President Gersson Rosas has tasked new coach Chris Finch with breaking. The Wolves are 0-4 under him and now have lost eight straight.
After Sunday's loss, veteran Ricky Rubio wondered if trusting the process will work. "I kind of don't believe in that kind of system," he said.
Entering Sunday, rookie guard Anthony Edwards had taken 42% of his shot attempts from three-point range.
Malik Beasley's ban stems from a guilty plea after he aimed a rifle at a pregnant woman, her husband and their teenage daughter outside his home last fall.