Timber-Wolf: Improvement From Within—Corey Brewer and Al Jefferson

April 25th, 2010 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
The Minnesota Timberwolves. What can you say about that team?

Well, how about they only won 15 games this last season. The most horrible defensive NBA team I've seen in a long time.

That pretty much sums up the "team" as a whole, and that just like head coach Kurt Rambis said, "we were only a team because we had the same uniform on", a Zen Master 2 type quote.

The previous season, the Minnesota Timberwolves best player, also considered an elite low post player and rebounder Al Jefferson, averaged 23 points and 11 rebounds. Due to an unfortunate injury, the 6'10'' power forward took a huge step back, averaging 17 points and 9 rebounds, due a new system and a lapse in ability, Al Jefferson looked "good", rather than "great".

Corey Brewer, a 2007 NBA draft pick was taken by the Minnesota Timberwolves with high intentions of him being one of their wing players of the future, but his 1st 2 seasons in the league would suggest different. He also came off a season ending injury that didn't help his cause for being a legit player in the NBA.

Only averaging 6 points in his first 2 seasons at one point had labeled Corey Brewer a bust ...

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