Found May 31, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS A peek between the curtains and into the Timberwolves' training facility on Thursday, and the basketball seems almost an afterthought.Yes, Timberwolves assistant coach Jack Sikma is standing in the center of the court, directing the workouts. Shawn Respert, another Timberwolves coach, trails behind, but these players around them aren't the ones you know by sight. They're numbers read off a list, names that sound familiar from somewhere, varying degrees of unrecognizable.The real show might actually be on the sidelines, the row of folding chairs lining the court. It's a row of suits, of ties and grey hair. It's Timberwolves general manager David Kahn reclining at center court, presiding over his day. It's Larry Bird sequestered at one end, his gaze unflinching, and Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak schmoozing further down the line.It's not even 20 hours past the NBA Draft Lottery, yet the machine is in full motion. The GMs are watching, eyeing each othe...
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