NBA Draft 2010: Wolves Should Consider Favors or Cousins With Their Lottery Pick

June 23rd, 2010 by SL Y Leave a reply »
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been in what can only be described as a constant rebuild ever since they traded former MVP Kevin Garnett. New GM David Kahn spent his first year unloading many players from the McHale era and adding building blocks to the team so that the Wolves will be competitive within two to three years.

However, he was heavily ridiculed during last year's draft for selecting two point guards consecutively (Ricky Rubio and Jonny Flynn) with the 5th and 6th overall picks. Fans then watched Rubio leave for another European club and Stephen Curry finish second in the Rookie of the Year voting.

This year, Kahn has the opportunity to make up for his debacle in 2009.

The Wolves currently own the 4th, 16th, and 23rd overall selections in the 2010 NBA Draft tomorrow night. They have been targeting Evan Turner and Wesley Johnson primarily, but the latest reports suggest that Turner will be the pick for Philadelphia at #2 and the Nets are leaning toward selecting Johnson.

So what's left?

This year's class is heavy with wings, and has a decent amount of available post players. Big guys Derrick Favors and ...

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