Kevin Love Jefferson

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Has Kahn gotten too much abuse?

Does getting Beasley cure all the other ills? Like some of what Kahn has done at the end of the bench  Both Telfair and Ridnour have contributed.  We haven't seen Webster yet, but I think he will...


Are we lucky we didn't get Evan Turner?

I have NOT watched Evan Turner this season. But I look at his stats and cringe. He was supposed to be a "sure thing". [I thought so too, though I liked Johnson almost as much before the draft.]  H...

Yahoo sports top 100 NBA and jefferson are on it.


NBA's top 100 players... Love's on it (#44) as is old friend Al Jefferson (#21). Other people of interest Brandon Roy #23 Tyreke Evans #33 Rudy Gay #40 Old friend KG # 58 O.J. Mayo #68 and more see the list of top 100 .

Joe Alexander works out with the Timberwolves. This is not a joke. - ProBasketballTalk - Basketball - NBC Sports


Interesting... just gathering talent or does he think we need more wings? Michael Beasley, Wesley Johnson, Anthony Tolliver, Martell Webster, Nikola Pekovic, and Lazar Hayward to fill the Gomes void. There are only 96 total minutes to be played per game between both forward slots.


So who might still want Jefferson and be able to give something back?

There don't appear to be many "great" trading partners.  We might be "giving away" Jefferson.    Boston - Yes, have expressed interest can trade Wallace contract to provide cap space.  New Jersey -...


Who are the best wings? potentially available?

I'm assuming we are NOT getting another Big Man or Point Guard.  Best SF & SG ranked by PER for last season.  I'm assuming that Kahn believes that Wes Johnson can play SG since he pursued Rudy Gay....


Best Al Jefferson option is still Luol Deng [Plus]

If we want to trade Al Jefferson [and I'm not sold on that], the best option available is still Luol Deng. He plays SF and Wes Johnson plays SG. We trade either Brewer or Webster. Deng is expensive...

Charting Martell Webster's Defense - Blazersedge


Interesting discussion of Websters defense. Webster, Brewer and Johnson would ALL BE defensive stoppers. Thats helps our big men since it limits penetration into the middle.


Before "judging" the draft or anything lets look at the roster in September!!

Was this draft a disaster as many have said? I don't think so. We added two talented athletic wings who can play defense and some players to stash in Europe. We still have our money available to...


Chad Fords (ESPN) Top 10 draft picks

  CHAD FORD'S BIG BOARD RkNamePos.FromStock 1 John Wall PG Kentucky This Derrick Rose clone could follow i ... More » 2 Evan Turner SG Ohio State Turner declared for the 2010 NBA...

Timberwolves' Al Jefferson plans busy summer highlighted by workouts with Hakeem Olajuwon -


A key part of Jefferson's offseason agenda includes workout sessions in Houston with hall of fame center Hakeem Olajuwon, who was known for his excellent footwork in the post. Olajuwon been one of my favorite players since I came into the league," Jefferson said. "I'm hoping he can take my game, on offense and defense, to another level.'' Jefferson said he plans to do about four weeks of weightlifting and conditioning before going into a gym to work on basketball drills.

Minnesota Timberwolves - Team Report - NBA - Yahoo! Sports


"One thing I have to realize: We play well when I play great defense," Jefferson said. "That's what's going to win a lot of games for us. If I set a great example on the defensive end, that makes all the guys step up and play great 'D.' That gives us a great chance to win."


What are the odds of us getting Wall/Turner? (and others)

With the 2nd most ping pong balls what are the odds of us winding up in 1st, 2nd etc...?   - about 19.9% [wall?] - about 18.8% [Turner?] - about 17.1% [most project Cousins here]  - about 31.9%...


What is Kahn's record so far?

If you look at the players Kahn has brought into the team, I'd say his record is more bad than good.  If you look at his efforts to provide flexibility in the roster, get another HIGH lottery pick,...

Wolves Plan to Re-Sign Darko Milicic -- NBA FanHouse


The Minnesota Timberwolves are making plans to offer enigmatic center Darko Milicic a new multi-year contract this summer when he becomes a free agent, believing they can tap the potential that others saw but never could convert consistently. This is a good thing for me here right now. I think me and Al ) can work well together next season,'' he told FanHouse Friday. "I've always just wanted the chance to play, and play the right way. It looks like I can get that here. They trust me. If they are going to play me this much, and have any kind of goals to be a winning team, then I would like to come back.''

Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis says record doesn't reflect team's progress -


"Kevin is working on continuing to play hard," Rambis said. "When he keeps his head up and plays his (bleep) off, when he doesn't let things bother him, he's an All-Star caliber player. He has to stay that way."

Wes Johnson's faith is rewarded - and he's shooting great again 31 pts and 14 reb


Johnson scored 31 pts and 14 rebounds in the west regional, and has been shooting great since his hand finally healed. Hope we can get him.

DraftExpress: Mock Draft updated 3/17


Shows Hassan Whiteside available with Charlotte pick at 17.


ESPN has Love #4 as 6th man of year.

9. Sixth Man Of The Year Watch By Maurice Love   1. Jamal Crawford, Hawks:Despite coming off the bench, he's one of the league leaders in fourth-quarter scoring, is the...


Brewer most improved shooter in league this year ?

Friday, 05 March 2010 06:18 From John Hollinger/ESPN: In-Season All-Improved Team Corey Brewer, Minnesota Brewer might be the most improved shooter in the league.


"Winning" Character and Talent - Wolves missing both!!

The wolves are missing what I will call "winning character" as well as talent.  The bigger issue is talent, but I'm not sure you can win a championship without the tough mindedness shown by...


Wolves best 5 man units in last 10 games.....

What stood out for me.   * Sessions is still much much better than Flynn, if winning is the goal.  * Ellington has really improved from the start of the year.  * Wilkins is contributing.  * What...


Wolves scoring and opponents scoring by month!

Nov - 94.4 - ranked 28th; opponents 105.7 - ranked 26th = net - Minus 11.3  Dec - 98.9 - ranked 16th; opponents 105.1 - ranked 25th = net - Minus 6.4 Jan - 102.9 - ranked 9th; opponents 110.2 -...


How do we evaluate individual player defense? Is it meaningful?

Mostly we do three things.  1) We look at the teams defense - how much is scored on the team and then "allocate the blame" 2) we use our eyes to tell us, what is happening on the floor.  3) we use...


What should the wolves get for Jefferson? How good is jefferson?

Thought I'd try to compare jefferson to his peer group.  [I did some searches on basketball] 


Maybe it is time to trade Jefferson. Its like the Foye situation, always being compared to someone else!

Most fans don't like him because of what he isn't - KG. Maybe we do what we did for Foye, give him another environment to play. Its clear to me that too many wolves fans will look for any excuse to...


Kings traded martin for expiring and one good young player - should we have gotten Martin?

This is the deal:  Martin, Kenny Thomas, Hilton Armstrong and Sergio Rodriguez to the Rockets for McGrady, Sixth Man Award contenderCarl Landry, Joey Dorsey and an undisclosed amount of cash. We...

Jefferson hurt "other knee" against charlotte - NBA - Yahoo! Sports


Game-time decision" is one of sports' most overused phrases. Timberwolves center Al Jefferson truly was one Tuesday. Jefferson didn't declare his hurting left knee sound enough to play until coach Kurt Rambis had to submit the night's lineup an hour before the opening tip. He started the game, played nearly 25 minutes and had 14 points and five rebounds after coming down wrong his left knee—not his surgically repaired right one—in the fourth quarter last Wednesday against Charlotte. "Now I got two bad wheels," Jefferson said. "It was sore, but it wasn't sore enough that I couldn't play. You just fight through it. Continue to get treatment and play through it, that's what you got to do, baby, in this league."

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