Wolves fall to 76ers
By Anthony Maggio
February 12, 2011
Kurt Rambis didn’t need to look far to show his team an example of what they should have been doing.
The Minnesota Timberwolves coach watched in disgust as his squad’s offense turned selfish and sluggish while the Philadelphia 76ers put on a clinic in sharing the basketball. By game’s end the 76ers had seven players in double figures and one just a point away and an easy 107-87 victory to show for it.
The Wolves, who won back-to-back road games to start the week and played well on Friday before fizzling late at Indiana, couldn’t maintain the same focus or intensity.
“I complimented our guys in New Orleans and Houston with how well the ball moved, how great everybody was, but tonight the ball just stopped,” Rambis said. “You could see, once that ball stops moving, we don’t have the type of athletes who are shot creators who can bail us out in difficult situations like other teams do.”
Part of the problem was Kevin Love