Nobody Wins: When Leaders Fail to Lead

Desiring God | 10/19/2018 | Marshall Segal
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Tonight the Timberwolves play their first home game of the year, one month to the day since Butler met with his coach (and general manager) Tom Thibodeau to demand a trade.

The crowd may boo Tom Thibodeau, the team’s coach and general manager, who has assembled and “led” this group for the last two seasons. Many believe he either caused the dysfunction, or welcomed it with open arms when he traded for Butler (who he coached over five seasons in Chicago).

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The crowd may boo Glen Taylor, who has owned the Timberwolves for almost twenty years, including fourteen consecutive years in which they missed the playoffs. A streak that only ended this past season, when they added Jimmy Butler. The team snuck into the last spot on the last day of the season, only to lose their first best-of-seven series in just five games.

The crowd may boo Karl Anthony Towns, the...
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