LAS VEGAS -- As the questions about Kevin Love's future with the Minnesota Timberwolves swirl, the team -- now fully under the command of second-year president and first-year head coach Flip Saunders -- is looking to strengthen its growing core of young talent in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
Coming off of last Wednesday's scrimmage which drew 6,000 fans to Minnesota's Target Center, the Timberwolves want to see what their young players can do against opposing teams with players who hungry for a chance to prove themselves.
One of the first questions for the Timberwolves is "What can Zach LaVine do?"
The 13th pick in the NBA Draft answered it immediately. LaVine brought the ball up the court as the Timberwolves won the tipoff, threw a short pass to third-year guard Alexey Shved and darted to the basket. Shved promptly tossed a high lob toward the far side of the rim for a leaping LaVine to gather before finishing the alley-oop with a soaring one-handed dunk above the helpless D...