Could the Minnesota Timberwolves Make a Playoff Run This Year?

August 24th, 2010 by kyle fisher Leave a reply »
After reading the title, you might think I am just a crazy Timberwolves fan believing that this is the year.

David Kahn has put in a little more than a year as the President of the Timberwolves and his tenure has already been quite peculiar. After controversial draft picks and unorthodox trades, fans and the media wondered if this organization will ever contend for a championship, let alone make the playoffs.

The fans knew that last year was going to be a learning curve for all the young players on the roster. It was time for Kahn to see what players could fit the "Rubio" system.

Unfortunately, Minnessota's best player in Al Jefferson did not fit the system and was traded for future first round "assets." With an improved draft night and the addition of Michael Beasley, we should expect improvement.

Is it insane to believe a playoff run is remotely possible?

Here's how I see the Western Conference rankings.

Los Angeles Lakers Dallas Oklahoma City Portland Denver Utah San Antonio Houston New Orleans Los Angeles Clippers Memphis Golden State Sacramento Phoenix Minnesota If you really think about, the west is st ...

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