Wolves PR Director Mike Cristaldi with team updates from Istanbul.
Craig Smith and Mark Madsen continue to work on their rehab from ankle and shoulder injuries, respectively. After doing some strengthening exercises with strength coach Dave Vitel, Smith could be seen ferociously riding the exercise bike on the sideline. Madsen ran sprints, did some agility drills and dribbling on the sidelines.
Ricky Davis participated in his first practice of Training Camp - having missed Saturday's practice in the Twin Cities due to illness - and brought energy on both ends of the court. Davis knocked down several three-pointers during the course of practice.
Asst GM Rob Babcock also checks in with a report on the team's first practice in Turkey.
Talkin' T-Wolves takes a look at the battles for each postion on the team.
During his 12-year career with Minnesota, Garnett often worried his coaches and the front office by practicing extremely hard. Ex-NBA player Robert Pack played with Clyde Drexler, Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd, Chris Webber, Steve Nash, and Baron Davis, but he couldn't recall anyone who practiced as hard as Garnett did when they were Wolves teammates.