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Minnesota Timberwolves: Timberwolves Draft Grades
Pick 14: Shabazz Muhammad. – SF- UCLA
- Watching the Timberwolves last year, you knew they needed to add more scoring to take the next step in becoming a playoff team in the NBA. Well, as much that has been said about Muhammad’s failure to fully reach his great potential coming out of high school, no one can argue that he was not in the discussion of perhaps being the draft’s purest scoring threat. He is an interesting prospect on a roster filled with talent, the kind of talent that could allow him to excel. With a top tier passer in Ricky Rubio, top tier shooter in Kevin Martin, and two upper echelon big men in Kevin Love and Nicola Pekovic patrolling the paint, space will be at a premium for Shabazz to work with as his teammates draw attention and soak up the pressure. With that kind of space, and especially with the dead eye passing of Rubio, Muhammad could prove that a top notch cast of teammates was all that he was missing at UC...
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Following a hectic NBA Draft night, a spent Flip Saunders offered up a starkly honest admission that Minnesota had missed in key areas of need.
Two weeks later, the Timberwolves' new president of basketball operations sat triumphantly in the same chair placed at the head of the Target Center media room, confidently explaining the team in his charge expects an eye...
The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Sacramento Kings by a final score of 92-54 in Summer League play on Wednesday.
Shabazz Muhammad scored 17 points on 6-for-10 shooting and four rebounds. Demetri McCamey had 15 points, three rebounds and three assists.
Ben McLemore had one point on 0-for-8 shooting and five rebounds. Ray McCallum had eight points on 3-for-11 shooting.
Over the weekend, former Louisville big man Gorgui Dieng singed his first NBA contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dieng was drafted by the Utah Jazz in the first round with the 21st pick, but was immediately traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, along with former UCLA star Shabazz Mohammad.
Dieng’s contract is reportedly for four years with the first two years being guaranteed...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The Minnesota Timberwolves have turned over their roster many times since Corey Brewer was selected in the first round in 2007.
Now Brewer himself has been traded away -- and re-signed.
The Wolves brought the swingman back last week on a three-year, $15 million contract. After a productive season for a playoff...
MINNEAPOLIS -- After losing their longstanding minor league partner, the Timberwolves have turned to another neighboring state to meet whatever NBA D-League needs may arise next season.
Minnesota announced Monday it's entering into a one-year agreement with the Iowa Energy, based in Des Moines. The Sioux Falls (S.D.) Skyforce had been the Timberwolves' D-League affiliate...
The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to hire Kurt Rambis as an assistant coach.
Rambis has been an assistant with the Lakers off and on between 1999 and 2009 before becoming head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Rambis has institutional knowledge of the franchise.
The Lakers are also expected to hire Johnny Davis.
The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat by a final score of 80-71 in Summer League play on Tuesday.
Shabazz Muhammad scored seven points on 3-for-10 shooting. Brandon Paul had 13 points in 22 minutes.
Jarvis Varnado led the Heat with eight points, six rebounds and five blocks.
It’s been a couple weeks since the NBA Draft, and all the dust has settled. We know who’s going where and now teams are trying to figure out their rookies’ roles, especially with the Summer League workouts going on. In a draft that wasn’t particularly strong, sometimes it’s the one-trick pony that turns out to be the steal of the draft. Whatever the case may be, these guys...