Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/15/11

LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 25: (L-R) Sacramento Kings players Kevin Martin, Ron Artest and Francisco Garcia, arrive at a housewarming party for Kings co-owner Gavin Maloof October 25, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The Minnesota Timberwolves have assembled a respectable squad with just 11 days until they open their season against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Before the lockout, the Timberwolves brought point guard Ricky Rubio over from Spain. They’ve  also signed both of their draft picks. Number two overall selection Derrick Williams, and second round pick Malcom Lee are both signed and ready to contribute right away. Those three rookies will be joined by free agent signee J.J. Barea. The Wolves and Barea agreed to a four year contract just days ago. The main piece that is missing is a scoring shooting guard. One name that has been tossed around in trade rumors all offseason (all two weeks of it) is Houston Rockets’ shooting guard Kevin Martin. Martin would be a great addition to this young Timberwolves team, but how would they go about bringing in a player of Martin’s caliber? Why Kevin Martin makes sense in Minnesota, and isn’t just a pipe dream. Well, first off, Martin is familiar with new...
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