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Tipsheet

  • August 24, 2014 - 11:20 PM

Compiled by Ken Chia

 

KNOW THIS

In 79 games last season with Philadelphia, Thaddeus Young had only 10 games of 10 rebounds or more, with a high of 13.

 

WATCH THIS

The Royals — yes, the first-place Royals — have a makeup game at home against the Yankees that ESPN has picked up (6 p.m.) before beginning a series against the Twins on Tuesday.

 

RANDOM FANDOM

“Enjoyed watching Love and his ‘stretch 4’ array of skills. Marveled at his positioning, rebounding and astounding outlet pass skills. Sometimes he’d turn in a classic 40-something points to go with 10-12-15 boards. Post moves, threes, shot fakes, left-hand jump hooks. What was missing was leadership. Understanding that leadership is performance-based, I never got the feeling Love was interested in filling that role even though he definitely performed while here.”

jeffst on Kevin Love’s finally-official but long-anticipated departure from the Timberwolves to Cleveland on startribune.com.

Weigh in on what you’re thinking about to mrand@startribune.com

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