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A forum for the few of us out there who still consider ourselves Minnesota Timberwolves fans to talk about our favorite basketball team.

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Timberwolves PBO David Kahn wanted to make a splash in his first draft as boss of the Wolves. If that was his goal, give him an "A" for reaching it. As everyone knows by now, Kahn drafted point guards with both the 5th and 6th picks, and, two weeks later, hasn't traded either of them.
Spanish sensation Ricky Rubio fell to the Wolves at number 5. Anybody reading this blog has certainly followed the Rubio Story and knows how complicated his buyout is, combined with the fact that he may not, for a variety of reasons, want to play here. It all makes for an extremely murky situation that, at the…
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With the NBA draft about two weeks away, it's time for Timberwolves Talk to unveil it's draft board!
 Note: This board doesn't include Blake Griffin and Ricky Rubio, who (barring an unforeseen trade) the Wolves have no shot at. With an unpredictable draft, everyone else in the player pool seems to be at least somewhat in play for the Wolves. (Griffin and Rubio would be 1 and 2 respectively if they were included, FYI.)
Tier 1-- I'm Psyched.
1. James Harden:   Harden will almost certainly be gone by the time the Wolves pick, unless Thabeet goes in the top 3, Sacramento takes a…
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In my last post, I made the case for Stephen Curry at six. The Wolves also own the 18th pick in the draft. And if we don't package it in a trade for a veteran, I think we have a chance to get a good contributor there.
 A couple different scenarios, based on what the Wolves do with the sixth pick:
 If, like I think we should, we land Curry sixth, we'd have a few options at 18. I think we go with an athletic wing player who can defend and rebound. There's a chance that either Gerald Henderson or James Johnson falls to 18. If one of them is there, and we…
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