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A Brief History of the Timberwoves Draft

Brief History of Timberwolves Draft

1989 – Pooh Richardson   Ho-hum

1990 – Felton Spencer    Bust

1990 -- Gerald Glass    Bust

1991 -- Luc Longley   Bust for Timberwolves, nice find for the Bulls

1992 – Christian Laettner   Obnoxious Bust

1993 – Isaiah Rider   Noxious Bust

1994 – Donyell Marshall    Ho-hum

1995 – Kevin Garnett    Star

1996 – Stephon Marbury  Heartbreaker (Ray Allen draftnight trade)

1997 – Paul Grant   Bust

1998 – Rasho Nesterovic   Ho-hum

1999 – Wally Szczerbiak   Good for a few seasons

1999 – William Avery – Bust

Kevin McHale loses three first round draft picks – busted, busted, busted

2003 – Ndudi Ebi – Bust

2005 – Rashad McCants   Bust

2006 – Randy Foye  Ho-hum (Traded Brandon Roy on draft night)

2007 – Corey Brewer   Skinny Ho-hum

2008 – Kevin Love   Star (draft night trade for O.J. Mayo)

2009 – Ricky Rubio   To be determined

2009 – Jonny Flynn  Bust, with an h

2009 – Wayne Ellington   Ho-hum

2010 – Wes Johnson   To early to tell

2010 – Lazar Hayward   To early to tell

The Second Round – bust, bust, bust….

Two good picks in twenty years -- why do hold out so much hope for the draft?



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