Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 4/12/13
There were some highlights for the Minnesota Timberwolves this year, as Ricky Rubio came back and proved that he still has his magic, Nikola Pekovic has become a true franchise center and Derrick Williams proved that he is no bust and could be excellent trade fodder, but when it comes to Kevin Love, it was a total failure. Their franchise player, only played in 18 contests, broke his hand twice and recently had knee surgery. This was a wasted year for Love, hence a wasted season for the team. They only signed him for 4 seasons and they only have 3 left, until he may turn and run. Love has openly stated that he wants changes made and to win if he is going to stay in Minnesota long-term and the fact that they did not sign him to a 5 year max contract may end up ruining the team, as it would have given them an extra year to improve the team. They now have only 3 years to put a product on the court that satisfies him. He has been open with his frustrations and it is easy to believe that...
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