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Wolves Updates 6/20

Gophers Westbrook and Johnson workout for team, Stiemsma to play for Wolves summer league team and more

From Associated Press: Wolves Workout Pair Of Gophers

Team president David Kahn said Westbrook was particularly impressive in a workout that also included Syracuse shooter Andy Rautins and USC swingman Marcus Johnson.


From Gary Bedore/

His hometown team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, pick at Nos. 4, 16 and 23 of Round One.

"I think it’d be a lot of fun. I don’t know the likelihood of me going to Minnesota, but who knows?" Aldrich said. "I’ve got a real good buddy who plays for the Timberwolves in Kevin Love. They don’t quite have a true center. I’d love to play with him and other guys on the team."


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From Gery Woelfel/The Journal Times:

Former Wisconsin forward Greg Stiemsma will play for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.


From Brian Haines/Washington Daily News:

Wilkins, the son of long time New York Knick Gerald Wilkins and nephew to Pam Pack legend and Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, was the center of attention at the Wilkins Appreciation Dinner hosted by his cousin Anne Latham.

The hall was packed with family and friends as several prizes were raffled off and various entertainers took the stage.

Of all the guest speakers and acts, none were better than the guest of honor himself. Wilkins closed the dinner with a touching, emotional 10-minute speech in which he recalled how the support of the people of Washington comforted him on a tough night in 2004.