Timberwolves eager to get past 76ers loss, looking ahead to Spurs

January 17, 2019 03:48 PM

The Minnesota Timberwolves held practice Thursday afternoon at Mayo Clinic Square, and afterward several players and head coach Ryan Saunders spoke to the media.

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Saunders addressed the blowout loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, how to move on from it, how the team can handle Tyus Jones' injury, and how rookie gaurd Josh Okogie is handling more and more minutes with the injuries.

Forward Taj Gibson spoke about how to get over a blowout loss, the impact of Jones' absence and how Okogie is playing.

Okogie talked about his minutes load, how to handle the extra minutes and how to not hit a rookie wall.

Jones is listed as out for the game Friday vs. San Antonio, but a source tells KSTP that he isn't expected to miss a long period of time. Forward Robert Covington remains out with a knee injury.

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