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Continued: Sid Hartman: Celtics were only major player for KG

  • Article by: SID HARTMAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 5, 2007 - 2:55 AM

Jottings

Flip Saunders, the former Wolves coach now with the Pistons, said the Wolves did acquire a good player from Boston in the 6-10, 22-year-old Jefferson. "He's a very good young player, and he has the ability to score on the low block," Saunders said. "What happens in a trade is the two best players are always going to be compared. So, basically what's going to happen is he's always going to be compared to KG on how good he is. So, that's a tough comparison."

The Twins, Hennepin County and Hines Interests, the Houston company in charge of the land where the new ballpark will be built, will get a ruling on the price of the condemnation of the land on Aug. 20. ... There are only a couple of new things the Twins hope to work out in their lease with the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission for their remaining two seasons in the Metrodome.

Gophers men's basketball coach Tubby Smith hopes to visit in the next few days with Bryce Webster to find out whether he plans to stay with the team. However, close friends of Webster are convinced the 2006 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year, who saw some playing time last season, won't be a Gopher this season. Meanwhile, Smith and his assistants have been looking at junior college players who could help them in 2008-09. ... The Gophers will play in the "Duel in the Desert" tournament in Las Vegas Dec. 28-30. The other three teams in the event are Kennesaw State (Georgia), Nicholls State (Louisiana) and UNLV.

Twins 2007 first-round pick Ben Revere, an outfielder, was hitting .327 for the Gulf Coast League Twins with 27 runs, four doubles, six triples, 16 RBI and 13 stolen bases.

Former Wolves coach Dwane Casey, who was a finalist for the Seattle SuperSonics coaching job that went to P.J. Carlesimo, apparently will live on his guaranteed salary owed to him by the Wolves this season and not coach anywhere.

Sid Hartman can be heard weekdays on WCCO AM-830 at 6:40, 7:40 and 8:40 a.m. and on Podcast twice a week at www.startribune.com/sidcast. shartman@startribune.com

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