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Flynn: Two years in Minnesota felt like five

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08:06 AM ET 01.24 | Former Timberwolves point guard Jonny Flynn, in town with his new team for Monday's game, told reporters he was disappointed with fan criticism while in the Twin Cities. Flynn, drafted No. 6 overall by the Timberwolves in 2009, was traded to the Rockets in June during the 2011 draft after two unsuccessful seasons in Minnesota. ... "I let [the Ricky Rubio talk] get to me too much," Flynn said. "Everybody was always talking about Ricky coming here. My two years here was like five years to me. What I went through taught me a lot about life." Flynn and Rubio were considered the Timberwolves' backcourt of the future when the team drafted them. Flynn started 81 games as a rookie, but struggled last season.

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January 24, 2012  09:13 AM ET
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First.
You spell your name in a bizarre way, bro.
I've seen John, Johnny, and Jon, but not Jonny...

Jonny Quest?

January 24, 2012  09:26 AM ET
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You're not exactly lighting it up in the swamp....just sayin

Two years ago promises is all I heard...

January 24, 2012  09:50 AM ET

What is his excuse this year ?

January 24, 2012  09:53 AM ET

Did You Get Out Of Jail Free Card, Bro?

January 24, 2012  10:40 AM ET

LOL!!

January 24, 2012  10:46 AM ET

Don't hate Flynn... So far the hype was warranted and you as a high pick wasn't... Well at least those are the early indications...

January 24, 2012  12:46 PM ET

Flynn was a reach as a high #1 anyway.

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January 24, 2012  02:39 PM ET

A true example of a kid coming out too early and almost everyone knew it except him apparently

January 24, 2012  04:45 PM ET
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A true example of a kid coming out too early and almost everyone knew it except him apparently

and KHAAAAAANNNNNNNN

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January 24, 2012  11:12 PM ET
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Hate?Where is that coming from?Facts are he was a top 5-6 pick and has produced nothing in 3 yearsNot 'hate' just fact-it wasn't his fault for being picked that high, but when you are a top 10 picm, there are more expectations on you, he can still have a nice career if he's picked up to be a back up.but he's not a starting pg

I actually meant Flynn was hating on Rubio in the same manner 90% of the posters here were :o)

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