Yes, there have been some bumps and bruises, not to mention back-to-back overtime games on the road. (Both of them losses, to the Seattle Supersonics and the L.A. Clippers.) But can anyone figure out what new Timberwolves coach Dwane Casey is up to in terms of his player rotation? I understand, and endorse, Troy Hudson sitting for the entire season opener, but then why bench Anthony Carter the entire game, including overtime, in a loss to Seattle? Why give rookie Rashad McCants a scant seven-plus minutes (out of a possible 106 minutes) in the two overtime defeats, especially when you are instead deploying a three point-guard set of Marko Jaric, Hudson, and Carter in the second half against the Clippers? Why does the role of the pivot man in crunch time go to Michael Olowokandi versus Seattle one night and Eddie Griffin versus the Clippers the... More >>>