Last week, I talked about being thankful for the Vikings' turnaround, since it gave us something to cheer about in Minnesota. Well, that sure went downhill fast...after the Vikings collapsed against the Redskins, it looks like yet another Minnesota team will be left out of the playoffs. And if the Vikes do indeed miss the playoffs, my attention's turning to Tubby's team.
I'd like to personally accompany Randy Wittman to a Gophers basketball game--if he took a gander at how Tubby's squad is playing, maybe he'd be a little less incompetent in his current position.
Both the Wolves and Gophers share similarities...the biggest being that neither team is terribly talented. The Wolves have potential talent on their roster, but as of now, their talent level is (obviously) inadequate when compared to the rest of the NBA. Meanwhile, Tubby's working with Monson's players--and with a few exceptions, we know that Monson was a lousy recruiter.
OK--so both teams lack talent. Why, then, are the Gophers 10-1 (with yesterday's win against Kennesaw State, they surpassed their 2006-07 win total), while the Wolves are an embarrassing 4-25 (easily the worst record in the NBA)?
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