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  1. The resolution of the Martell Webster dispute

    Henry Abbott

    On Thursday I wrote about the Timberwolves severing ties with David Kahn, who is generally treated as an NBA laughingstock. My big point: OK, he made some mistakes. But if he's so bad at his job, how come so many other teams have worse rosters? In...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  2. When we criticize David Kahn

    Henry Abbott

    David Sherman/Getty Images The NBA won't have David Kahn to kick around anymore. David Kahn's contract has not been renewed. The most common reaction is, what took owner Glen Taylor so long? (Be warned: that link's to Twitter, and this is Kahn. ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press: The Minnesota Timberwolves have been busy lately signing players they hope can lift them into the playoffs. Nobody in the organization is hoping for that more than president of basketball operations David Kahn. BS:...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  4. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: While the clock ticks toward 11:01 p.m. Tuesday night on the Wolves' pursuit of Nicolas Batum, Kevin Love's clock is ticking toward 2015 on David Kahn and Glen Taylor. Strong-armed into taking that four-year contract ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press: "Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Tuesday that Rick Adelman was the top choice of basketball president David Kahn when the Wolves began their search for a coach to succeed fired Kurt Rambis. 'Early in the proc...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  6. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    First national bank of Kobe. NBA superstars reportedly willing to lend money to their shallower-pocketed colleagues. Minnesota GM David Kahn was once a sportswriter in Portland covering Rick Adelman's Trail Blazers. So what did he write about his n...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Sid Hartman of the Star Tribune: "While Yahoo! Sports was reporting that Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn and new coach Rick Adelman didn't get along in the 1980s, when Adelman was coaching the Trail Blazers and Kahn was cov...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "The Timberwolves accomplished two things Monday you might never have imagined possible: With one patient, well-executed move by owner Glen Taylor and basketball president David Kahn, they convinced Rick Adelman to be...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: "Call me a cynic -- and David Kahn has, more than once -- but you can probably handicap this Timberwolves' coaching search simply by using one criteria: $$$ If they're willing to pay $4-5 million a year, the pick clea...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  10. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Vincent Goodwill Jr. of The Detroit News: "Leave it to our good friend in Minnesota David Kahn to leave Kurt Rambis on a string for the better part of three months before finally firing him Tuesday. Rambis finished 100 games under .500 in two years a...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  11. David Kahn in his own words

    Henry Abbott

    The Cavaliers won the lottery, but in a way, so did the Timberwolves, by emerging with the second pick. Even before the balls were drawn, the scuttlebutt was that the second pick would be the Timberwolves' dream -- high enough to get a real talent...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  12. John Hollinger predicts Knick mediocrity

    Henry Abbott

    In New York, people have been unbelievably excited about the Knicks' triumphant return to halfway-decency. But John Hollinger (Insider), in a discussion of the whole league (which includes noteworthy mocking of Wolves GM David Kahn), says to expec...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  13. The discount NBA

    Henry Abbott

    All my life, I have loved the NBA. But I have hardly ever bought tickets. It's not because I don't want to go. It's not even because I can sit in the media section for free. I would like to go with friends and family, and hoot and holler. Inste...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  14. David Kahn: Ricky Rubio's coming

    Henry Abbott

    Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn has a message about Ricky Rubio. In a phone conversation today, he explained: Don't believe anything you read, or any kind of emotional outburst, or any kind of emoting of any so...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  15. Kahn won't trade Al Jefferson, unless ...

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan NEW YORK - ... "someone calls up with a deal that's so preposterously one-sided, we'd have to do it." Those words came from the mouth of Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn, who spoke to me this morning at Madiso...

    Blog | January 26, 2010
  16. Wolves' Kahn insists Jefferson not available

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein Minnesota Timberwolves president David Kahn insists that Al Jefferson has not been made available -- to anyone -- in advance of the Feb. 18 trading deadline. "As I've said publicly," Kahn told, "I have no intention of ...

    Blog | January 11, 2010