Like Other NBA Teams, Minnesota Timberwolves Don’t Need No. 1 Pick

March 14th, 2010 by Ethan McVansen Leave a reply »
It's the John Wall draft in 2010. Just like it was the LeBron draft in 2003, and the Blake Griffin draft in 2009.

The problem is, if the Timberwolves secure the No. 1 overall pick, they have to start over a little more than they already did.

Just like all of the other teams.

The Wolves' players for the future are surrounded by this general idea:

Star: Al Jefferson or Kevin Love Core: Jonny Flynn, Corey Brewer, Ramon Sessions Also under contract: Ryan Hollins, Ryan Gomes, Wayne Ellington However, if the draft balls fall into the fate of the Wolves, it would look like this:

Star: John Wall Core: Jefferson, Love, Brewer Also: Flynn, Sessions, Hollins, Gomes, Ellington Let's say the Wolves get No. 2. Evan Turner. The Wolves get to keep their core, and just add another piece.

Granted, John Wall may build you a bigger puzzle, but so can a lot of other players. The Wolves do need star power, but just because Evans came in at No. 2, doesn't mean he won't be a star (ie: Tyreke Evans, Brandon Jennings).

However, the Timberwolves aren't exactly alone in this "dilemma" (if you can call having too much talen ...

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