LAS VEGAS The Timberwolves wrapped up their five games in Las Vegas on Sunday with a 97-91 win over the Grizzlies, holding on in the final minutes to end the week with a 4-1 record.
With only two current players and one 2012 draft pick on the Timberwolves' summer league squad, it's easy to view the team through a narrow lens. This isn't about team success the 4-1 record means little but rather about individual performances, and in that respect too, the team didn't disappoint.
Here are five key observations about the Timberwolves at summer league, five points to consider in the months before the NBA season begins in October:
Wes Johnson can indeed be aggressive, and his summer league success represents a step in the right direction.
Johnson finished summer league averaging 20.5 points per game, the best mark on the Timberwolves and sixth-best of all players in the NBA. Those numbers are encouraging, but his efficiency and aggressiveness were even better. Williams shot 48.3 pe...