Darko Milicic May Return to the Minnesota Timbervolves Next Year?

March 21st, 2010 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
14 games ago, the Minnesota Timberwolves traded veteran forward Brian Cardinal for Darko Milicic. Losing Brian Cardinal was actually a big loss as far as leadership and a voice in the locker room goes.

In enters Darko Milicic, a player that stands seven feet plus, with an amazing wingspan, a great build, and nimble feet that enables him to close out on shooters and block shots.

Watching the footage of Darko in Europe, and his days with the Grizzlies and the Orlando Magic, you can definitely tell that Darko is not the same player. His confidence is at an all-time low, his aggression is low, very very unselfish, unwilling to shoot at times, but the skill level has to be in question for the Wolves.

Standing next to Al Jefferson and Kevin Love, Darko's a giant and makes Jefferson and Love look like "little boys". I question as to whether it's Darko's skill that's so good, or Jefferson's and Love's skills (certain skills between them) that are that bad.

Al Jefferson and Kevin Love are both non-defensive bigs, although Kevin Love has shown effort in this department. But as it stands right now, Darko is the Wolves best post and paint defend ...

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