April 13, 2021 | 6:21 pm EDT Update
Mirjam Swanson: Ty Lue on Jamal Murray’s injury: “You hate to see that happen to any player. It makes you put a lot of thought into your team … to make sure your team is as healthy as possible going into the playoffs. It’s a fine line.”
Omari Sanfoka II: Dwane Casey on Cory Joseph: “Cory’s been through it. He played with a top championship program in San Antonio, that’s one reason we brought him to Toronto.” Said his veteran influence is rubbing off on Killian Hayes and the other point guards.
Omari Sanfoka II: Cory Joseph said he anticipated a role similar to what he’s had so far. “They wanted me to come in and be myself and also share my experience … be a mentor to some of them.” Said he and Killian are building a good relationship, as well as with the other rookies.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets honored the life and memory of Daunte Wright –an unarmed Black man killed by police — before Tuesday’s matchup in Minneapolis. The teams held a moment of silence and wore pregame warm-up shirts that read “With liberty and justice for all.”
April 13, 2021 | 5:49 pm EDT Update
James Edwards III: Dwane Casey on the team being steady in approach, compete level despite the losses: “There’s a true direction. When there’s not a direction, there’s chaos. There’s a true direction.” Pointed to Troy, himself, Tom Gores, Arn, Ed and himself as people who have helped stabilize.