Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 5/2/13
Minnesota Timberwolves: Regular Season Review and Awards By Mike Elworth: Publisher and Owner at Hoopstuff… Record: 31-51- 12th in West- 22th in NBA Review: The Minnesota Timberwolves had playoff dreams and a playoff caliber roster, but in the end injuries caused them to miss the playoffs once again. Kevin Love broke his hand twice and only played in 18 games, Ricky Rubio missed 25 games, Nikola Pekovic missed 20 games, Brandon Roy missed 77 games, Chase Budinger missed 59 games and Andre Kirilenko missed 18 games. Injuries were the story of the Timberwolves’ year. There were some bright spots, as Nikola Pekovic was excellent, Ricky Rubio really started to elevate his game towards the end of the year and seems well recovered from his knee injury and Derrick Williams improved immensely, but this season is yet another failure for the franchise, one that still has not made the playoffs since Kevin Garnett was traded. MVP: Nikola Pekovic: 16.3 points on 52.0% shooting and 8.8 rebounds p...
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