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Wolves Updates 5/4

Glen Taylor one of eight billionaire NBA owners and more


From Paul Walsh/Star Tribune:

Minnesota Timberwolf Kevin Love is known for his shooting abilities on the basketball court, but a leading gossip website is giving him some grief for his lack of accuracy in a drinking game. reports that Love, who became old enough to drink legally last September, engaged in a recent game of beer pong at the home of Mike Love, his uncle and one of the Beach Boys.


From Tom Haberstroh/ESPN:

As it turns out, once we throw away the losing teams that play only at breakneck speeds to keep their star players satisfied with inflated, pace-induced statistics (Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers and Minnesota Timberwolves, we're looking at you), the Spurs are not so adaptive to high-speed basketball.


From  Jimmy Smith/The Times-Picayune: New Orleans Hornets sale to billionaire Gary Chouest should get quick NBA approval

According to already published figures, the NBA has just eight other owners who are billionaires.

Chouest will join that group including Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Denver Nuggets owner Stan Kroenke, Detroit Pistons' owner Karen Davidson, widow of the late Bill Davidson, Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon, Miami Heat owner Micky Arison, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, Orlando Magic owner Rich DeVos and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen.