Found May 06, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
In four seasons, David Kahn was the butt of jokes around the league. There were questionable acquisitions, puzzling draft picks and really seemingly no direction. It was a time of some deep, deep embarrassment for the Timberwolves organization if not within then certainly to the outside. His Timberwolves never made the Playoffs. Never got close, in fact. His team's overall win percentage with Kahn as the general manager was a paltry .285, amassing 89 wins in four years. It should be no surprise that last week, the Timberwolves announced they would not pick up the option for the final year of his contract. The team is likely to name former coach Flip Saunders the team's new general manager. Good was done though under Kahn despite some of the comic hilarity. Under Kahn's watch, the Wolves did improve. Kevin Love became an All Star player and perhaps the best power forward in the league -- when healthy. Nikola Pekovic developed into a rugged defensive center...
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