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I don’t want to take anything from the Raptors because they outplayed the Wolves last night. However, I can’t help but feel like Minnesota just gave this game away.

The perimeter defense was spotty, they allowed too many trips to the free throw line, and finished just 12/30 at the rim. Raptors blocked nine shots. The Wolves weren’t strong with the ball around the basket and let Toronto be the aggressor with more energy on both ends of the floor. Execution continues to be a problem for most of the units the Wolves put out there. There are stretches in which the offense is running like a machine. But these stretches need to be extended from minutes to entire quarters.

With that brief little expulsion, here are my grades for last night’s game: Continue Reading…