As the 2017-2018 NBA season gets closer it goes to show how much the NBA has changed not only in the way the game is played but also in the way teams are being operated. Recently Adam Silver has expressed some concerns in the way the current NBA teams are structuring their organization, according to insiders. While others show concern over all the changes, Karl-Anthony Towns seems very happy with the roster change his team underwent this offseason.

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Coach and front office duties makes Silver worry

The head coach and the front office duties are slowly becoming a trend in the NBA, with the Spurs and Popovich doing a fine job in that regard some other teams are trying to follow. Tom Thibodeau and Stan Van Gundy are also coaches who have huge front office roles in their respective team. This type of organizational model can be a hit and miss type of model in the NBA as numerous teams have tried yet not everyone reaps the benefit.

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Just this offseason Doc Rivers was relieved of his front office duty so that he can focus more on the coaching aspect of his job.

Adam Silver did not express public concern or worry on this topic but Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN has reported that leagues sources are saying that Adam Silver is privately concerned about NBA teams adopting this organizational model. It is quite obvious that the two jobs are very distinct and separate yet teams are still adopting it the same way the Spurs have for a very long time now.

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KAT enthusiastic about roster moves

Arguably the biggest winner of this offseason is the Minnesota Timberwolves as they add a high caliber and NBA All-Star player to their line-up without sacrificing Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns. So far they have acquired NBA-All Star Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls and former All-Star point guard Jeff Teague. The Minnesota Timberwolves will have a projected starting line up of Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague, and Gorgui Dieng next season.

Sean Deveney of Sporting News reported that Karl-Anthony Towns is very happy with the moves the Timberwolves made but did not comment on how much he was a part of the negotiations of those deals. He said that he is very happy with the franchise's recent moves in acquiring NBA players who "ooze greatness and ooze winning," he believes that these characteristics can spread to the entire team and hopefully give them a successful playoff run next season.

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Jimmy Butler and Jeff Teague certainly ooze winning as they concentrate on trying to win a championship before their prime years become twilight years. With the offseason ending Timberwolves fan will surely be pretty excited for next season as they enter as heavy favorites to make a playoff spot.

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