Minnesota Timberwolves Enter a Completely Dependent Offseason

April 16th, 2010 by Ethan McVansen Leave a reply »
So, it's all over. The worst season in franchise history is finally over after losing 29 of their last 31 games.

But the Wolves enter an offseason where they have two overseas players, five draft picks (three in the first round), a ton of cap room, and a team full of young players.

And yet, as the offseason starts, writers everywhere are getting right onto their keyboards to begin their predictions.

The problem is, there's nothing to predict. The Timberwolves' offseason is completely dependent on things that are mainly beyond their control.


The Draft

The Wolves will start riffling through the bin of players who they want to select, but it all depends on how the lottery balls turn out. The lowest pick they could possibly end up with is No. 5, where the Wolves were two years ago when they selected Kevin Love.

But if the Lottery Balls give Minnesota the No. 1 pick, it's one of the only scenarios where the balls are in the Timberwolves' court.

If they get No. 2, it's probably either Turner or Wall, it just depends on who goes No. 1.

No. 3, No. 4, and No. 5, would give t ...

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