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5 Top NBA Draft Picks That Didn't Live Up To The HypeThe Timberwolves earned the offseason's top draft pick, and has the potential to pick up the NCAA's top talents. So as we wonder about our potential first pick this year, let's take a look at some former top picks who didn't exactly pan out.
Fans Flood Target Center For KG's ReturnMinnesota welcomed home a favorite athlete and larger-than-life personality Wednesday night. For the first time in eight years, Kevin Garnett stepped on the Target Center court as a member of the Timberwolves.
Kevin Garnett A Winner In Emotional Return To WolvesKevin Garnett made an emotional return to Minnesota with an ear-splitting reception and his Timberwolves overcame a jittery start to beat the Washington Wizards 97-77 on Wednesday night. Garnett, the face of the franchise who was reacquired in a trade from Brooklyn last week, had five points on 2-for-7 shooting with eight rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes in his first game for the Timberwolves since 2007.
Paul Pierce Ruled Out With Bruised Knee Against WolvesWashington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee.
Garnett To Play First Game Back In Minnesota WednesdayKevin Garnett will play his first game back as a Minnesota Timberwolf Wednesday night at the Target Center. Garnett spoke at his first Timberwolves press conference since 2007 Tuesday. He said he's ready to contribute.
Wall's 21 Points, 17 Assists Lead Wizards Over TimberwolvesJohn Wall was chosen as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week and in his first game since earning the honor for the fourth time, he tied his career high with 17 assists.
8 People In Sports Who Need To Be Doused With Ice WaterEveryone's taking up the ice bucket challenge. But some people in the sports world need ice water dumped on them.
5 Best NBA Off-Seasons So FarWith the biggest names off the board, it's time to break down the five teams having the best offseason thus far in the NBA.
7 Team Names That Make No SenseWe all have favorite teams. But some team names just don't make any sense, like these...
Timberwolves Hire Newton As GMThe Minnesota Timberwolves have hired former Washington Wizards executive Milt Newton as general manager. The Timberwolves announced the hiring Friday. Newton spent the previous 10 years with the Wizards, most recently serving as vice president of player personnel. He worked with current Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders when Saunders coached the Wizards. Saunders will continue to have final say on all organizational issues with the Wolves. But Newton will help with scouting, salary cap management and other personnel issues.
2013 NBA Mock DraftThe 2013 NBA Draft kicks off tomorrow and here is our list of potential picks, what each teams weaknesses are and what voids need to be filled.
Bulls Beat Wizards To Lock Up No. 5 Seed In EastCarlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.