Are the Minnesota Timberwolves Taking Steps Toward Being Competitive?

June 27th, 2010 by Kevin Lindsey Leave a reply »

Most Minnesota Timberwolves' fans watched the NBA draft with anticipation hoping that at the end of the night that their team would have acquired sufficient talent to compete in the Western Conference. 

No, Wolves' fans had no illusions that they would be seeing Minnesota playing for the right to represent the Western Conference in the NBA finals.  However, there was hope that Minnesota would clearly be viewed as a team on the rise in the league on the basis of what occurred on draft night.

Would Wolves' President David Kahn package the team’s late first round picks to acquire a top ten pick?  Or would Kahn decide that Evan Turner was too valuable to pass up and engineer and trade with Philadelphia to move up from the Wolves number four spot in the draft?

Minnesota clearly went into the draft needing a wing that could become the face of the Wolves' franchise; the Wolves were looking for someone who would put fear into the ...

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