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This is the third in a 17-part series profiling each player on the Timberwolves' roster leading up to training camp.
Robbie Hummel has to be getting restless.
The Timberwolves small forward prospect has done his darnedest to overcome injury and prove his worth to the team that drafted him in the second round (58th overall) in 2012. He spent his first season of professional basketball with Obradoiro CAB in the Spanish Liga ACB before showing well in the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League and earning a training camp invite.
The 6-foot-8, 215-pound former college star now has his best look to date at the target of playing in the NBA.
Does he have what it takes to squeeze the trigger?
2012-13 stats: 10.1 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 41.1 3-pt PCT
2013 salary: not yet specified
Last year: Recovering quickly from offseason knee surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his much-maligned right leg, Hummel helped Obradoiro sneak into the Liga ACB playoffs. He displayed a penchant for efficient shoo...
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