More minutes for Gorgui Dieng? 

December, 16, 2013
12/16/13
3:07
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The 12-12 Minnesota Timberwolves currently sit 2.0 games behind Dallas for the No. 8 seed in the crowded playoff picture out West, and one area the Wolves could stand to improve is protecting the rim.

Could that mean a larger role ahead for rookie first-rounder Gorgui Dieng, the lone shot-blocker on the team?