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This team has the potential to be the next Blazers. I have a few concerns though. Randy Foye needs to decide which position he wants to play. I watched their last five games and he has to have the ball in his hands ALWAYS. That takes away from the team too much for he doesn't dish it out like he should be (granted he avg. 5 assissts but watch a game and you'll see what I'm taking about). I honestly like Bassy Telfair for that team but he is too inconsistent. One game he'll look like CP3 then the next he looks like Jo Forte. I believe if he can get a consistent jumper his career will really take off. The Timberwolves to me needs a Shooter at the 2 or a defensive big man in dude from UCONN. This draft is weak so if they can luck up and get Harden or dude from UCONN watch out!!!!!


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My bad misspelled

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Isn't crazy how much better

Isn't crazy how much better the Wolves are when Telfair is making jumpers? That's why, if Harden and Thabeet are gone, I'd be leaning towards taking Steph Curry.

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i definitely agree with what

i definitely agree with what you said about foye and telfair; so unless telfair can prove that he can play consistently well we probably should look for another guard in the draft. i remember a few days ago bassy broke out for 30 points but other than that he usually scores a pretty pedestrian 10ish ppg. with a lot of quality point guards worth first round consideration (and even with our lower 1st round picks since we should have 3) that may be a good idea. maybe steph could be a good option i guess...i dunno why but for some reason i can just see patty mills as a t wolf. i'm not even saying he would fit all that well necessarily but i can just see that. i agree that foye is more of a scoring guard, so either way a pg with good passing skills is in need. we def. need another big to take the center position eventually, since al jefferson is more comfortable at power forward. a 7 footer would def. be nice. i just hope our wolves keep improving and with big al out for the season we can hope for more improvement next year, too.

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Foye....

Foye is an undersized 2 guard. Selecting a Point guard 6 foot is not going to work. If you still want Foye at the 2 then you have to go with a PG at least 6'2 with some type of weight. At this day and age an undersized 2 guard and an undersized PG won't work. One of your perimeter players have to guard their man. If you have a 6 foot PG and the 2 is 6'4 thats an automatic mismatch EVERY TIME. In this draft there isn't a prototypical PG thats 6'2 and have a strong stature. Ricky Rubio will be their best bet but he isn't due till next year. I'll wait on trying to take a small PG with potential and just take one you know can be a solid back-up. Because Telfair is just as fast as Patty if not faster.

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If...

If Eric Maynor slides I would take him with the second pick they have in the 1st round. To be honest they only need solid players. I would not draft on potential. You need a solid PG that can defend, handle, and get off passes (Maynor), a big man that can block shots (Thabeet) and maybe a dude that can play either the 2 or 3(a guy to give you energy off the bench i.e. T-Will) . You have your future: Al Jefferson, Love, and Foye. Build solid role players around them and you'll be good. But as I know like every other team (other than the Spurs they understand this) they will draft on potential and waste another draft pick!!!

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If you say you'd like

If you say you'd like Telfair for the Wolves if he had a consistent jumpshot, why do you say all the wolves need at PG is someone who has handle and can pass? We already have Telfair, we need a PG who makes plays for others and can shoot.

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They Need...

The Wolves Need Randy Foye To Become A Playmaker AND A Scorer. That Doesn't Happen Overnight, But Right Now Is The Best Time For Him To Develop Into A Robin For Al Jefferson's Batman. With Jefferson Out, Foye Is The Guy With The Ball In His Hands The Most. Some Nights He'll Be On, But When He's Cold Will He Be Able To Get His Teammates Involved? If He Can Do That, Their Draft Choices Should Become A Bit More Clear.

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Defenders

They need defenders and a complete point guard. The point guard they need would probably have to come in free agency, because they need 1 with good size and there arent any points with 2 guard size in this draft. and they have an undersized 2 guard in randy foye already so (like yall have already said) they would be a liability on defense in the backcourt

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Don't get me started on this

Don't get me started on this joke of a team. For anyone that thinks this team will draft Harden if he slips is out of their minds. If Josh Howard, Brandon Roy, Rudy Gay or even OJ Mayo aren't good enough what makes Harden and Foye the solve all combination? This team is best off taking Jennings or Teague when their time comes on the board. This whole franchise in in shambles and is at least 4 years from making the playoffs. You can't blame it all on Joe Smith or Randy Foye though, Kevin Mchale is the mastermind behind this catastrophe.

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true timber wolves dont

true

timber wolves dont have the potential as the blazers

oden
roy
Fernandez
bayless
Aldridge

all star calibur players

plus they have

przybilla
outlaw

blake

sergio

fry

players that can start on most teams

the wolves got jefferson

thats about it

the other players can play

but i dont see them doing much

i like foye but he need to work on his pg skills

okc has better poteinal

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Because if Telfair get a jumper then he would be hard to guard and be like Chris Paul. So if Foye doesn't become what they thought he would be you wouldn't care because you have a chris paul... If that make any sense... LOL... And I'm saying if you going to take a pg i wouldn't take one under 6'2 becuz you have Bassy (who's under 6'2) so its pointless to have 2 young PG's thats 6 foot and a small 2 guard... Does that clarify things?

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I hear what you're saying tuck. I think I've changed my mind on what the Wolves should draft. When I look at the Wolves, I see a team that doesn't have a single above average wing defender. Gomes and Miller are way too slow and Foye is too short. Also, Brewer and Carney just aren't good enough all around players yet to warrant legit playing time. If we moved Foye back to PG we could then draft Henderson. Henderson can defend, and he can bring the ball up the court so Foye can play off the ball. I wish we knew if Henderson will be able to be a reliable 3 point shooter, but he seems good when he gets his feet set. What do you think of a starting lineup of Foye, Henderson, Gomes, Love, and Jefferson with Miller off the bench? I think we still would need a dominating defensive presence in order to be the next Portland.

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We need wing players. Right now we have 3 legit starters in Love, Jefferson and Miller. A case could be made for Foye so i'll include him and bump it up to 4. What we need is a big point guard. Tyreke Evans would be a good fit in that regard but if we get a chance at Harden we have to take it. Honestly at this point we should just draft the BPA whenever we're picking and go from there. This team is a mess.

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They look alot like the grizzlies to me

Except I think the grizzles core is a little better. They have too many first round picks sitting on thier roster now already In my opinion, having two more will create more of a logjam, unless they can land a top 5. I'd really consider trading picks and maybe telfair for a Legit point and then they would be in business. Im not a T wolves fan so I dont care enough to look up numbers or people who fit or what not, Im just saying that Telfair doesn't seem to be a point that you can build a playoff team around. That run in January seems a little flukey, I know somebody is gonna say something about Jefferson getting hurt, and next year they'll be like that all year long! but thast just the hope talking, I think the t wolves will be bad for a while, I dont think Kevin Love or Randy Foye are building block kinda guys either, so what I really see from all of this for the T wolves is a great big in Jefferson, who is comin off an ACL, with a bunch of young guys in and out. Essentially, it seems like the same team as it was with KG only Jefferson isn't quite as good as KG, who managed to get them In the playoffs almost every year in the west's glory days. The Blazers are building a Title contender, theres no comparison at all.

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