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Alan Horton on parallels between the Timberwolves & Kings

Mar 1, 2024, 8:26 AM

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - NOVEMBER 24: Rudy Gobert #27 of the Minnesota Timberwolves goes up for a s...

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With over 20 games remaining in the 2023-24 regular season, the Minnesota Timberwolves have already tied their win total from one year ago.

Timberwolves radio play-by-play broadcaster Alan Horton joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Friday morning to break down Minnesota’s rise to the top of the West and preview tonight’s matchup against the Sacramento Kings.

Plus: Alan draws some comparisons between this year’s Timberwolves team and last season’s Kings group that rose from the cellar to a top-three seed in the Western Conference.

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Topics Discussed

  • Alan shares what it’s been like to call games for the best T-Wolves team in 20 years
  • How did Minnesota turn things around so quickly?
  • Horton says the turnaround is similar to Sacramento’s rise last season
  • Mike Conley has notably impacted the Timberwolves: “It’s been a perfect fit.”
  • Diving into what makes Minnesota’s top-ranked defense so effective
  • Will Anthony Edwards (ankle) play on Friday night?
  • How much could playoff experience come into play for Minnesota during the postseason?
  • Is there a matchup in a playoff series that Horton would like the T-Wolves to avoid?
  • Alan says that he was impressed by how the Kings played in Minnesota on November 24th
  • How good can Anthony Edwards be?

Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.

Click here for full episodes of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross.

When is the next Sacramento Kings game?

Sacramento will finish this tough two-game trip on Friday night when they face the Western Conference’s top seed, the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Kings have split the first two matchups against Minnesota this season, with the road teams winning each matchup thus far. On November 24th, Sacramento handed the Wolves their first home loss behind a significant effort from De’Aaron Fox (36 points, seven rebounds, 12 assists).

In the most recent meeting between the two West foes on December 23rd, Minnesota defeated the Kings by a final of 110-98 at Golden 1 Center.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Timberwolves coverage, beginning at 3:30 PM PST on Game Night before a 5:00 PM PST tip-off from Minneapolis.

Upcoming Schedule

  • Friday, March 1st – Sacramento Kings @ Minnesota Timberwolves – 5:00 PM PST
  • Monday, March 4th – Sacramento Kings vs. Chicago Bulls – 7:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, March 6th – Sacramento Kings @ Los Angeles Lakers – 7:30 PM PST
  • Thursday, March 7th – Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs – 7:00 PM PST
  • Sunday, March 10th – Sacramento Kings vs. Houston Rockets – 3:00 PM PST

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