Thursday night’s NBA draft is probably going to be anti-climactic with the Minnesota Timberwolves trading the No. 18 overall pick.
The Timberwolves have acquired swingman Chase Budinger from the Rockets in exchange for the 18th overall pick in the draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
To break down the NBA Draft, CBS Sports Network analyst and former Timberwolves first-round pick Wally Szczerbiak joined CBS Local Sports to give perspective as to what the prospects are going through on the biggest night of their basketball lives.
This 2012 NBA Mock Draft is more like a blueprint for what each team should do and not what they will do. Too many times, teams make the wrong decision based on the determination that a certain player has more talent than another or too much consideration is given towards long-term value versus short-term greatness.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting six players at the Target Center on Tuesday as part of a pre-NBA Draft workout, and two of them are local talents.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have found one reason to celebrate despite this rough finish to the season.
To say Derrick Williams wasn’t highly recruited out of high school might be an understatement.
The Minnesota Timberwolves were awfully busy on draft night. So busy, in fact, that it took the NBA until Friday afternoon to approve all the wheeling and dealing that was done by president of basketball operations David Kahn.
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets have traded the 23rd and 38th picks in the draft, a future first-round pick and center Brad Miller to Minnesota for 7-foot Lithuanian Donatas Motiejunas and point guard Jonny Flynn.
The selection was no surprise after the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Duke point guard Kyrie Irving with the No. 1 pick.
David Kahn has yet to make a decision on Kurt Rambis’s future and the coach will not be in Minneapolis for Thursday night’s draft.
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Minnesota’s Ralph Sampson III is among 89 players who filed as early entry candidates for this year’s NBA draft.
Schools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid-April. Whether going out of town isn’t in your financial picture right now or you’d just rather stay home (which is my case — my kids’ spring break isn’t until the first week of April. It’s nice here in April — why go away?), here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ In one of the longest and most difficult seasons in franchise history, one thing became painfully obvious to David Kahn and Kurt Rambis above all others, the Minnesota Timberwolves needed a star. […]