Burrero would disagree with those thibs rankings. He thinks thibs was the best.Dane Moore
8:52 AM · Nov 10, 2023
The last 10 seasons of Timberwolves defense...
2015-16: 27th *hire Tom Thibodeau to teach KAT/Wiggins/LaVine defense 2016-17:
2016-17: 26th *Thibs gives up on teaching KAT/Wiggins/LaVine defense, trades LaVine for Jimmy Butler and signs Taj Gibson
2017-18: 23rd *Jimmy quits and Thibs gets fired
2018-19: 24th *Hire Rosas, who makes Vanterpool D coordinator -- still playing KAT in drop, literally making their defensive slogan "solid is enough"
2020-21: 28th *turns out solid was not enough. Hire Finch, who finally stops playing KAT in drop, begin starting Vanderbilt, McDaniels and Beverley
2021-22: 13th *acquire Gobert
2022-23: 8th *stop playing Gobert exclusively in a drop