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Wolves-Kings: 5 Questions

Questions greatly outnumber answers as we enter closing hours of Preseason and begin the real thing.  Here are five of mine pertaining to tonight’s opening tilt versus the Kings of Sacramento:

1) Does a Timberwolf shooting guard steal the show? Of the possible [realistic] subplots to the early Timberwolves schedule, I think Brandon Roy or Alexey Shved (or both!) exceeding expectations would be most beneficial to the team’s hope of making the playoffs. Will Roy resemble his All-NBA self? Will Shved look more like the guy who out-dueled Manu Ginobili on a global stage, or the one who at other times rode the bench when David Blatt saw enough between-the-legs passes for one night?

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