Friday, November 24, 2006

Wolves Updates 11/24

A preview of tonight's game at the Hornets.

News OK writes about Garnett being overshadowed by the league's younger stars.

A director of marketing at Adidas talks about how Garnett's 2005 interview with TNT (the one in which he breaks down and talks about how he hates to lose) was a "very pivotal moment" for Adidas and inspired their team-oriented shoe campaign.

Coach Casey on Craig Smith:
"Mark Blount does an excellent job [as the starting center], but Craig comes in and changes the game," coach Dwane Casey said. "It's just his intensity, smarts. He's always where he's supposed to be."

Smith on keeeping his weight under control:
"It's something I've definitely got to watch, but I try to do the extra things in practice, hopping on the (stationary) bike, things like that," Smith said. "It's all about eating right. It's not that bad. I think if you take care of yourself the right way, you shouldn't have any problems."

The New York Times describes Eddie Griffin as an "afterthought" with Coach Casey because of his lack of playing time.