Originally posted on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 7/16/13
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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