Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 4/24/12
I know the last few years have been down-right dreadful for fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Our last few draft picks (Wes Johnson and Derrick Williams) haven’t panned-out, so far or yet. But, Ricky Rubio brought a spark this season before his ACL injury. He lit-up Target Center with his maestro passing skills and non-matador-esque defensive ability that most of his teammates (Michael Beasley) have shown the past few years. He might just be the beginning of a Minnesota-turnaround, though. The Timberwolves made a dreadful trade a few years ago when they traded Sam Cassell and a future first-round pick in exchange for Los Angeles Clippers guard Marko Jaric. That draft pick is now with the New Orleans Hornets and the pick has to be used this season. And the nice thing is, the Timberwolves weren’t that bad this season! They are going to finish with the 10th-worst record in the NBA when most people thought the Wolves would be one of the worst teams in the league. New Orleans will al...
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