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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Picks Review: 2001-2008

We continue our weekly run through of the Minnesota Timberwolves lottery history. Last week, I covered the picks from 1993-2000. The highlight from that period was obviously Kevin Garnett, the greatest player in Minnesota Timberwolves history, but don’t forget such luminaries as Paul Grant (which might be the most generic name ever). This week, we will go over picks from 2001-2008...
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Minnesota Timberwolves Lottery Picks Through the Years

The NBA Draft Lottery was yesterday, deciding the order of the top picks for this year’s draft. The Timberwolves got the seventh overall pick, a one spot drop from their projected spot of sixth. This continues the team’s rotten luck in the lottery as Minnesota has never moved up in the lottery and has only maintained their original place a little over half the time. However,...
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Paul Pierce sends great tweet about Celtics getting No. 1 pick

The Celtics were the big winners of Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, and one of the franchise’s greatest players had a great reaction to it.On Monday, the Celtics defeated the Wizards to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The following day, Boston found out it would have the No. 1 overall pick in next month’s draft. While the outcome is largely based on luck, Paul Pierce...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Oklahoma City Thunder pursue Blake Griffin this offseason?

Ever since former-Los Angeles Clippers center Glen “Big Baby” Davis stirred up rumors on Kevin Garnett‘s Area 21 show, there has been chatter as to whether current Clippers star Blake Griffin wants to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Davis was very adamant that Griffin’s time with the Clippers is up and that he’s looking to pack his bags and play for the city in which...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 083: Celtics & Wizards Game 5 Preview + Kevin Garnett's Area-21

Zach Peloquin of Off The Wagon Sports Radio joins us as our third man in to discuss what the Celtics need to do if they want win this series against the Wizards, which is now tied 2-2 heading back to Boston. We Preview Game 5 at the TD Garden, plus talk NBA headlines including a mini C's reunion on TNT's Area=21 with Kevin Garnett. Don't miss this episode which is brought to you...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen seemingly responds to criticism from 2008 Celtics

The relationship between Ray Allen and his former Boston Celtics teammates is very icy, and the retired sharp-shooter does not seem motivated to mend it any time soon.On Monday, several members of the 2008 Celtics championship team — Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Kendrick Perkins and Glen Davis — appeared on Garnett’s show “Area 21” to discuss the way Allen left...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers trolls Paul Pierce with retirement gift

Kevin Garnett had a 2008 Boston Celtics reunion of sorts on the set of his “Area 21” for TNT Monday night, and it was capped off with an interview with that team’s coach, Doc Rivers.Of course, Doc didn’t come unprepared. He actually got in on the fun and playful vibe of the show by trolling his former player Paul Pierce with a funny retirement gift.Take a look: Yup, Doc really...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett holds 2008 Celtics reunion on 'Area 21'

Kevin Garnett got the gang back together on Monday night, and it was pretty cool to watch. It’s unclear why he chose that particular day, but there had been a lot of talk about a Celtics 2008 team reunion, and it finally happened on Monday.The rumors were true, as Ray Allen was not in attendance. In fact, pretty much everyone aside from Allen was there — Paul Pierce, Glen Davis...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs asked Kevin Garnett to come out of retirement in March

After doing battle with him for so many years in the Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers apparently wanted to sign Kevin Garnett.Speaking with reporters on Tuesday, Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue revealed that the team reached out to the 15-time All-Star big man to come out of retirement after the season-ending injury to Andrew Bogut in early March.“I was like, ‘Man, you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett: “I’m not a host, bro. I’m not going to be able to get through tag lines.”

Plenty of former athletes have gone into broadcasting, but most frequently in the well-defined traditional roles of color commentators or studio analysts. We’re starting to see more unusual spins on that, though, and one of the most interesting may be what Turner Sports is doing with Kevin Garnett. Rather than put Garnett on their Inside the NBA panel or assign him to color commentary...
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April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

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