Originally written on Hoops Manifesto  |  Last updated 11/17/14
#12 - Minnesota Timberwolves2011/12 Record: 26-40, no playoffs2012/13 Projected Record: 47-35, playoffs   Key Additions:Brandon Roy - Shooting GuardAlexey Shved - Shooting GuardAndrei Kirilenko - Small ForwardChase Budinger - Small ForwardGreg Stiemsma - CenterKey Departures:Martell Webster - Shooting Guard/Small ForwardMichael Beasley - Small ForwardWesley Johnson - Small ForwardWayne Ellington - Shooting GuardDepth Chart:Point Guard: Ricky Rubio, Luke RidnourShooting Guard: Brandon Roy, Alexey ShvedSmall Forward: Andrei Kirilenko, Chase BudingerPower Forward: Kevin Love, Derrick WilliamsCenter: Nikola Pekovic, Greg StiemsmaThe X Factor:Ricky RubioThe Wolves were 21-20 with the young Spaniard in their lineup last year, 5-20 with him sidelined (no, that's not a typo).  So obviously Ricky Rubio's full (and quick) recovery from his knee injury is vital for the Wolves to have any shot at the playoffs this season.Summary:  Despite still being run by their much-mal...
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