Found September 21, 2012 on
Portland Trail Blazers
Minnesota: NBA Draft Grade C-
(58) Robbie Hummel, SF
Minnesota lost their 1st round pick when they traded for Chase Budinger from the Houston Rockets. With one of the last picks in the draft the Timberwolves took Robbie Hummel from Purdue. At Purdue Hummel recovered from 2 ACL injuries. Down the line Hummel could add shooting depth to Minnesota. The Timberwolves are not a great long distance shooting team.
Offseason/ Free Agents and Trades: Grade B
- Andrei Kirilenko singed a free agent contract with Minnesota. He played last season with CSKA Moscow. Fellow Russian Alexey Shved also singed a three year with the Timberwolves.
- The Timberwolves also signed Brandon Roy to a deal. Roy decided to give up basketball because of knee injuries but he is making a comeback out of it.
- Minnesota agreed to a four-year offer sheet for Nicolas Batum, but Portland matched that offer.
- The Timberwolves used an amnesty clause on Darko Milicic and Martell Webster.
- Before the draft M...
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Timberwolves owner, Glen Taylor, is looking to sell his franchise one quarter at a time. His plan is to have an investor of his choosing come into the circle with an initial purchase of 25%. Then he would groom them the ways of an owner in the NBA, eventually having them purchase another 25%, and so forth and so forth.
Taylor also requires that the potential buyer keep the franchise...
Many Minnesota Timberwolves fans feel "next season" may never come. Season after season, the team is full of promise yet somehow do not make the playoffs or get struck with injuries which derail any momentum. Case in point, last season.
Minnesota was looking great at the beginning of last season but sensational guard Ricky Rubio went down with an ACL injury and the excitement...
MINNEAPOLIS The last time a Timberwolves big man was bound for Boston, it caused a negative uproar. This time, it's something closer to good riddance.
Darko Milicic is no Kevin Garnett, and Minnesota was happy to let him go in July. Now, according to a report from CSNNE.com, the Celtics will sign the former Timberwolf next week to a one-year deal worth the veteran's minimum...
Darko Milicic is reportedly turning down a 3-year, 6 million dollar deal overseas to return to the US and play for the NBA. blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”> Darko Milicic declined a 3-year, 6 million dollar offer from Real Madrid for a return to the NBA. — Celticfanchat.com (@Celticsfanchat) September 20, 2012 According to European reporters, Milicic will [...]
Numerous sites and sources are currently reporting that Darko Milicic has turned down a contract with Real Madrid Baloncesto in favor of returning to the NBA. Sources are also saying that the Boston Celtics are the favorites to land him.
Milicic's contract was worth a reported six-million dollars over three years with the Spanish team. Real Madrid is already the home of former...
Free-agent center Darko Milicic has joined the Boston Celtics, his agent confirmed to ESPN.com. Milicic had received strong interest from teams overseas, but opted to remain in the NBA. He's expected to make the deal official in Boston by the end of week, agent Marc Cornstein told ESPN.com. The 27-year-old spent left the Minnesota Timberwolves in July through the amnesty...