Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/16/12
64
Their record stands at just 4-8, but the Minnesota Timberwolves have gotten off to a respectable start to their 2011-12 season. The hard to watch blowouts are a thing of yesteryear, while nail biting conclusions have become a common occurrence. The product on the court is much improved from last year’s squad. The coaching staff has proven to be an immense upgrade as well. While Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio regularly fill up the box score; center Darko Milicic has not. Milicic has seen significant struggles on both ends of the floor, but it has been his utter lack of motivation that has grown problematic. The same can not be said about fellow center, and backup, Anthony Randolph. Milicic and Randolph took rather similar routes to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Darko was drafted second overall in the 2003 NBA Draft, and struggled to see the floor– let alone get regular playing time– in his 2 plus seasons with the Detroit Pistons. Darko then spent time in Orlando, Memphis, and New York bef...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: NFL offered to cut Brady suspension to 3 games

Report: Tristan Thompson won’t take below max from Cavs

Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension upheld

Report: Redskins players happy RG3 was benched

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Urban Meyer: We will announce starting QB first snap of season

Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins will be a top-10 NFL QB

Raiders Khalil Mack is going to be a superstar

Buffalo Bills name Tyrod Taylor their starting QB

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson: My goal is to go undefeated

Chip Kelly praises Tim Tebow: ‘He’s had a good camp’

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Urban Meyer won't announce QB before season

Teammates relieved RG3 was benched?

Five NFL teams that should trade for Robert Griffin III

10 takeaways from Week 3 of the NFL preseason

Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hits the Dodgers

Chicago Bears release Tim Jennings

U.S. Open men's preview

U.S. Open women's preview

D'Angelo Russell zings Lakers fans

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker