Keys To The Wolf Den: Al Jefferson’s Charge Will Speak Volumes About Wolves

February 28th, 2010 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
The Minnesota Timberwolves suffered a setback when the Timberwolves star Al Jefferson was arrested for a DWI, pending a court charge in April, and followed by a two-game suspension that will leave the Wolves without their leading scorer, and second leading rebounder.

"I want to apologize to the entire Timberwolves organization, owner Glen Taylor, my teammates, coaches and Wolves fans everywhere for my actions last night. I made a very poor decision and I am truly sorry for that. As a leader on this team, I know that more is expected of me, and I am disappointed in myself. I will learn from my mistake so that it does not happen again. I fully understand and support the organization's disciplinary action. I will continue to work both on and off the court to be the best person I can be."

Without Jefferson, the Minnesota Timberwolves will rely on Ryan Gomes, Ryan Hollins, Kevin Love, and Darko Milicic to contribute in the frontcourt—especially Love.

Love, arguably the best rebounding power forward in the NBA, is averaging 15 PPG and 11 RPG, shooting 46 percent from the field and 39 percent from the three-point line. He's ...

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