When It Comes to The #1 Draft Pick, Even Minnesota Teams Get It Right

April 27th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
Regardless of the sport, professional sports drafts are always a crapshoot. Some are going to hit and many are going to miss. Many of the executives from the teams that drafted in the first round of the NFL draft last weekend don't know it yet, but they drafted the next NFL bust.

It happens and it happened last week. We just have to wait and see who emerges, ironically by not emerging. Still, with the NFL draft now come and gone, why not shift the attention to the next exciting sporting event that will surely be covered by ESPN in-depth and that being the NBA draft, specifically the NBA draft lottery.

That lottery is to be held May 18, and as a fan of the 15-67 Minnesota Timberwolves, believe me, we know when it coming as we've been waiting for it.

That's the day our fortunes could finally be turned around (Evan Turner) or, continue down the path of historical mediocity at best, usually worse than that.

We could get as low as the fifth pick if the lack of lottery luck this franchise has suffered through continues its ugly fate or as high as number one which really, after 14 years in the lottery of never moving up so much as ...

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