Last season: 46-36 (lost in first round); eighth in offense, thirteenth in defenseKey additions: C Rudy Gobert, SF Kyle Anderson, SG Bryn Forbes, SG Austin Rivers, PF Eric Paschall (two-way)Key subtractions: SG Patrick Beverley, SG Malik Beasley, PF Jarred Vanderbilt, SG Leandro Bolmaro, SF Jake Layman, SG Josh Okogie, C Greg MonroeDraft picks: SG Wendell Moore (twenty sixth), SF Josh Minott (forty fifth), SG Matteo Spagnolo (fiftieth)
Whose prime would you quite bet on, Karl-Anthony Towns’ or Anthony Edwards’?
By now we’ve analyzed Minnesota’s offseason trade for Rudy Gobert 100 alternative ways: Did the Wolves overpay? Does he pair with Towns? Can they fix the remainder of the roster? And we’ll get to that in a second.