The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting some workouts for possible NBA draft prospects and SB Nation's T'Wolves blog Canis Hoopus was there for Thursday's session. The blog's own observations say that Quincey Acy of Baylor impressed during the 3-on-3 workout in front of representatives from every team in the NBA, while some other guys like Casper Ware faltered a bit in the spotlight:
* Quincy Acy threw down some powerful dunks and was probably the most impressive player of the day on the court. Zach Harper of ESPN remarked to me that he was like Reggie Evans, if Reggie Evans had any skills with the ball.
* Casper Ware turned the ball over at least 5 times during his 3-on-3 game, and remember, I could only watch him for the last 5 minutes.
Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations David Kahn also spoke at the end of the day regarding the depth of the draft, the process of deciding who to pick and a few other topics including Ricky Rubio's injury. Canis Hoopus has the interview transcribed:
Is your gut feeling that the roster you had last year will stay basically the same with the addition of a draft pick or two, or do you feel there will be some significant movement?
Kahn: Well, I think it will largely remain the same, when you think about some of the key players here, as I said at the end of the season. I mean, you know for example, Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love will be back. That's a given. And there's probably, without naming names, I could name 5 or 6 names that I'm pretty certain will be back. And that's not to say that everybody else will be gone, but I do think there will be some turnover. I think the guts of the team will, in some respects, remain the same. But we need to get better. And we will get better.
Friday will bring another set of players to Minnesota for another set of pre-draft workouts.
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