Jonny Flynn and Martell Webster: Why Their Returns Will Be Great For the Wolves

December 14th, 2010 by Joseph Fafinski Leave a reply »
According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jonny Flynn and Martell Webster are both making their debuts tonight, and Timberwolves fans have something to be proud of when these two take their talents to Oakland tonight for the first time all year.

Flynn, the 21-year old from Syracuse, had a solid rookie campaign, averaging 13.5 points per contest to go with 4.4 assists per game in only about 29 minutes per game. He started all 81 games he played in during the 2009-10 season and emerged as the lead point guard, and is clearly an upgrade over Luke Ridnour, who has been playing just alright all season long.

Webster, a 24-year old from Seattle Prep High School, played in all 82 games for the Portland Trail Blazers last season. He is one of those players that nobody really knows much about, but certainly has the talent to flourish in an offense like Minnesota's.

He will have competition with Wes Johnson, another Syracuse prodigy. Johnson has started 20 games this year (primarily at the shooting guard), but has struggled not playing at his natural small forward position and is having difficulties shooting, especially at the charity stripe, where h ...

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