Expect these T-Wolves to stick together.
“We’ve got some growing up to do but there’s a lot about this team I like,” said Roberts. “I like the way they get along. I like the way they don’t point fingers at each other.”
Also, take this image with you.
Dickinson, North’s point guard, received a pass and found himself in the paint and planted hard, getting his defender in the air while he stayed put. Only then did he lift, absorb contact and bank home the shot with a free throw to come.
As the official communicated the foul to the scorer’s table, Dickinson drifted toward his bench and extended his left hand. That’s when Roberts walked about three feet onto the court and slapped five with his freshman, putting his shoulders into it.
Roberts, always in his player’s ear, just doesn’t do that. Only with this team, despite the turnovers, a season of highs and lows, despite his own sense of decorum the perpetual attention he pays to the details of the game, he does.
They’re a match.
The future, too.
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