Brian Windhorst: They recently fired Vince Legarza, who’s his strength-and-conditioning coach or he’s actually his workout coach with the Wolves and, according to The Athletic, didn’t tell him about it. He found out when everybody else did. I don’t think that the Wolves are looking to trade him, but teams are definitely sniffing around as if maybe there’s something here. They’ve already taken some calls on him. This is not new. Blake Griffin, the Clippers called and offered Blake Griffin for him. They’re going to, I believe, get more calls on this, especially the way there seems to be a disconnect between Karl and the franchise.
March 21, 2019 | 9:04 pm EDT Update
Eddie Sefko: Rick Carlisle says Tim Hardaway Jr. will be shut down for the season to let his stress reaction in his leg heal.
Connor Letourneau: Steve Kerr on Kevin Durant: “I did speak with Kevin. Obviously, a very difficult time for Kevin and Kevin’s family. Quinn Cook was very close with the victim as well. Very somber mood at shoot-around today. … For most of us who play this game, this is kind of our refuge.”
Logan Murdock: Steve Kerr on what he think the reaction will be when Andrew Bogut takes the floor tonight: “I think he’s going to get more than a warm reception. I think he’s going to get a raucous reception.”
Kyle Ratke: With this bucket, Karl-Anthony Towns passes Kevin Love for fourth in team history in total points with 6,990 points. Up next is Sam Mitchell and his 7,161 points.
Anthony Chiang: Bam Adebayo (right hip bruise) questionable for tomorrow’s game vs. Bucks. Justise Winslow (right thigh bruise) and Rodney McGruder (left knee soreness) doubtful.
Ja Morant led the way for the Racers with 17 points, 16 assists and 12 rebounds in a dominant 83-64 win to advance to the NCAA tournament’s second round. It marked the first triple-double in NCAA tournament play since Draymond Green logged one for Michigan St. in 2012. It was the ninth triple-double in NCAA tournament history.