Now healthy, Taurean Prince can fill many of Timberwolves’ needs — Twin Cities

Taurean Prince was asked recently about Anthony Edwards’ apparent improvement on defense. The second-year guard and former No. 1 draft pick making a leap on that end of the floor is an important potential development for the Timberwolves this season. And, apparently, an expectation. “Me, (Patrick Beverley and Josh Okogie), I don’t think we’re taking…

Now healthy, Taurean Prince can fill many of Timberwolves’ needs — Twin Cities

Curry says there’s “locker room aspect” to players not speaking out on vaccine — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

“To your point around why people can’t speak, because there’s a huge locker room aspect to it, and that’s for better or worse.”

Curry says there’s “locker room aspect” to players not speaking out on vaccine — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Report: Suns also still in talks with Mikal Bridges on contract extension — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Between Bridges and Ayton, the Suns have not locked up their young stars this offseason.

Report: Suns also still in talks with Mikal Bridges on contract extension — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Roberts: NBA Players’ union has not agreed to docking pay of unvaccinated due to local mandates — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

“Not being vaccinated — because it’s not mandatory — in and of itself should not lead to any discipline.”

Roberts: NBA Players’ union has not agreed to docking pay of unvaccinated due to local mandates — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Why the SF Giants chose Logan Webb for NLDS Game 1 — East Bay Times

SAN FRANCISCO — After pitching the Giants to a National League West title with a stellar performance in the regular season finale, right-hander Logan Webb will start Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday. Manager Gabe Kapler announced Wednesday that Webb, and not All-Star right-hander Kevin Gausman, will start Game 1 of the NLDS on…

Why the SF Giants chose Logan Webb for NLDS Game 1 — East Bay Times

Golden Knights, Avalanche appear to be teams to beat in West — The Denver Post

The Vegas Golden Knights have made deep playoff runs in three of their four years and are used to being looked at as the team to beat in the Western Conference. Advancing in the postseason, though, is not going to satisfy a young franchise that lost in the Stanley Cup Final in its inaugural season…

Golden Knights, Avalanche appear to be teams to beat in West — The Denver Post