Timberwolves’ Beasley, Love and Brewer Are All-Stars? Plus, the Word on Flynn

November 23rd, 2010 by Michael Botsford Leave a reply »
Close your eyes and think NBA All-Stars; legends like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Hakeem Olajuwon come to mind. Modern-day stars do too, such as Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Dwight 'Superman' Howard.

Could 2010 be the year the Timberwolves make a meaningful contribution to the list of All-Star players with someone not called Kevin Garnett.

The NBA’s All-Star weekend is one of the highlights of the NBA calendar. Some of the finest players in the game, men you wouldn’t usually see on the same team, are absolutely guaranteed to take the court together, and play a semi-serious game of basketball.

It’s riddled with ego, of course, but it’s fun basketball viewing.

This year, the Timberwolves have three players on the shortlist for the Western team, and will be aiming to have a player on the team for the first time since Kevin Garnett departed to the Celtics. The players in the running are:

Michael Beasley:

While he probably won’t be a starter at small forward because of the presence of Kevin Durant, Beasley has an excellent chance of making the team, especially if ...

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