Wolves think big against Suns, and finish goes smoothly

  • Article by: KENT YOUNGBLOOD , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 30, 2012 - 8:35 AM

Feeding the ball to burly Nikola Pekovic got results all evening, and the strategy remained sound at crunch time.

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slammanDec. 29, 1211:33 PM

The Wolves won! Anyone want to write a post blaming KLove for this win? Patience people, patience. Again, another bump in the road when Rubio was a late scratch. Yet, the team found a way to win. This team will be interesting when all the parts are in place.

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wisstinks4Dec. 30, 12 1:35 AM

Good home win over a bad PHX team. I notice they never play our castoffs, Beasley, Wes Johnson and Telfair. Good to see the Wolves bounce back at home, reward the fans that love you and pay for tickets. now let's string a few together and get back to a Western Conference playoff spot.

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oxboardDec. 30, 12 5:23 AM

They have won without Rubio, since Rubio has been back they have on won one. Since being back Rubio has scored what 4 points, and thrown the ball away how many times. Rubio's good but not the glue to this team.

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sportcity444Dec. 30, 12 5:42 AM

Despite their luke-warm record, I like this team. I know I'm getting greedy here, but it would be nice to see them climb up the standings and grab at least a 5 or 6 seed, I think they'd have a chance at moving up a round. In the meantime, KL bashers should mind their manners - superstars like him don't come around too often, and you've got to take the good with the bad. Remember how spoiled we were with KG, and how close that team was...and how fast it fell when he left? Go Wolves!

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nessmessDec. 30, 12 6:51 AM

T-wolves should re-sign the "center of the year" before he goes elsewhere... the starting front three scored a combined 71 points last night.... Once They solidify the guard positions, they are going to be very good...

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wisstinks4Dec. 30, 12 8:04 AM

Good home win, reward your loyal fans.

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fwallenDec. 30, 12 8:44 AM

Just watch Dante Cunningham . He has become my favorite. He does all thesmall things that lets the stars shine and the team win.

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dlfriesenDec. 30, 12 9:59 AM

Fortunately ... this team has become much more than Kevin Love. Pekovic, Kirlienko and Shved have become a wonderful connection. After last night, I would have no problem watching Shved play point guard. The guy is a flat-out leader on the floor. Although he finished the game with 12 assists, he could have easily had 15+ assists if a number of his feeds inside had been converted. Exciting team ... keep up the good work!

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hjlazniDec. 30, 1210:01 AM

Wolves can't defend the other teams' big guy. What are they going to do about it? Pek is a forward and Love and ak47 are wings.

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hjlazniDec. 30, 1210:06 AM

Wolves can not defend the big guys. Pek is a forward and Love and ak47 are wings. A guy like Ibaka is important. Anthony Randolf would have helped. Maybe a line up of Steisma, Pek, Love, Ak47 and Schved is their answer in these situations.

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