Keys to the Wolf Den: Jonny Flynn Against Other Rookies and the Triangle

December 13th, 2009 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
"It was in the fourth quarter. I drove to the hole in a close game and Kevin Garnett kind of hit me on the ground and blocked my shot, stood over me and said a few choice words I can't repeat," Flynn said. "That was my welcome to the NBA moment right there."

Jonny Flynn's road to the NBA has been a tough one, as it is for any rookie. For a player that has just turned 20, ran pick and rolls playing for Syracuse, and a player that's used to winning, Jonny Flynn has not let up, and his positivity and character are essential for the Wolves locker room.

Jonny Flynn speaks on the triangle offense:

"It's definitely hard," Flynn said. "Just like if you're a reporter you have a writing style that you wrote your whole entire life and then somebody comes in and says you have to change it a little bit, or you have to change what you're doing. It's tough."

Currently, there are only two teams that run the triangle offense, and that's the Los Angeles Lakers and the Minnesota Timberwolves, yet there are 30 teams in the league.

From a general understanding, the triangle offense is based on reads and rhythm, spacing and cutting. Guards prim ...

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