Evan Turner, Not John Wall, Is Exactly What Timberwolves Need

May 10th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
If Hell Freezes over, and the NBA Draft Lottery actually works according to plan, my, and many other T-Wolves fan's, faith in the controversial system would be restored. 


The Wolves would be assured of drafting either John Wall, whom many see as the prize of this class, or the “consolation prize,” Ohio State combo guard Evan Turner. While you likely cannot go wrong either way, Turner would better suit Minnesota for a number of reasons.


Wall is only attractive to Minnesota as part of a major roster overhaul. His presence would essentially force at least one trade now, involving Ramon Sessions, and likely another in a year, involving Johnny Flynn.  But these trades would only take place after it was assured that Ricky Rubio was coming to Minnesota, as I pointed out in my last column.


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