Minnesota Timberwolves Fans Would Be Wise To Watch Evan Turner and Ohio State

March 14th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
After struggling the entire season over which of the only three "locks" I see in this year's upcoming draft, provided they all declare—Kentucky's Jon Wall and DeMarcus Cousins and Ohio State's Evan Turner—I decided about three weeks ago that for the good of the franchise as who is the best fit, that player should be Ohio State's G/F Evan Turner.

Big Ten Player of the Year aside, he is the best player that fits our offense. As a fan watching the Wolves lose 14 of their past 15, its painfully obvious what the team and David Kahn are trying to do and that is unoffically tank since that's illegal, in order to get the best player possible.

Kahn knows it does no good to win 20-25 games each year only to just miss out on the best players and end up picking fifth through seventh as the Wolves historically have done. He's seen the Wolves never move up in the draft—heck they've only drafted third once (Laettner and that's their highest pick) and fourth once (Donyell Marshall) and how did those work out?

He sees this as an opportunity to build his team truly from scratch and in order to do that he needs his players in what Wolves fans are ...

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