Timberwolves debate what to do with N...

Timberwolves debate what to do with No. 4 pick in the NBA draft

There are 38 comments on the TwinCities.com story from May 24, 2010, titled Timberwolves debate what to do with No. 4 pick in the NBA draft. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

It's been almost a week since last Tuesday's NBA lottery, and the Timberwolves might be realizing the complexities involved in trying to move up to the first or second pick of the June 24 draft.

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Please take a guard

Gig Harbor, WA

#1 May 24, 2010
The T-wolves need to take three point guards with their three first round picks. It would make them so awesome.

Minneapolis, MN

#2 May 24, 2010
Why even print this story, you know and I know that they are NOT going to do anything worth while to even mention here. Even if they did, it still would suck anyway. One thing i would consider is trading the 4th, big al and others for Gilbert and 1 pick any day. If you have that options do it today. But wait, these the Stupid puppies that we are talking about.
Keep It SImple Stupid

Saint Paul, MN

#3 May 24, 2010
You know that sure is a short list of players that were drafted 4th that have become stars. You'd think everyone would.

Anyway, just pick Johnson. He's the real deal, and what we need. Why all this trading draft picks crap? Just take your player. We've seen all too often the talent we trade away.

“Obamacs at it's finest!”

Since: Mar 09

Anytown, Minnesota........

#4 May 24, 2010
maybe Clueless Taylor will consult with McFale and make some trades that can help this team out...never done that before..

wait, nevermind......

Lakeville, MN

#5 May 24, 2010
It mentioned in the article that they wouldn't take Brand in a trade. I would do that and take the 2nd overal pick. Get rid of Jefferson.

Hugo, MN

#6 May 24, 2010
no chance washington trades the one pick... unless they get the two.
maybe we could do something with philly and take on brand and get rid of al...
Martin Blank

Saint Paul, MN

#7 May 24, 2010
All I know is that whatever decision the Wolves make, it will be the wrong one.
Scott in Orlando

Orlando, FL

#8 May 24, 2010
Picking Cousins at #4 would be a huge mistake! He is not athletic enough as pointed out in the article. Finding a big man to play center could be accomplished easily through other means.

Saint Paul, MN

#9 May 24, 2010
Hire a witch or Warlock to remove this lottery curse or spell.

I still have draft nightmares (and there's been many) because of things like this: "And with the 26th pick the Minnesota Timberwolves select... Ndubi Edi." Sadly, worse things than that have happened.

Minneapolis, MN

#10 May 24, 2010
Go Johnson at 4 and then go Soloman Alabi, FSU center at 16. 7'1" and athletic to go with a athletic wingman in Johnson.

Probably won't work out that way though unfortunately.

United States

#11 May 24, 2010
This is almost laughable how a team can year after pick the wrong guy or if they do pick the right guy they trade him for the wrong one. Taylor has horrible instincts with making the right hire, how the hell did he get to be worth a billion dollars? Luck?

Hopkins, MN

#12 May 24, 2010
Derek Favors Will be better than Cousins in the NBA.

“Wher's dem turkey necks?”

Since: Dec 08

Palm Desert, CA

#13 May 24, 2010
History is a wonderful teacher. Too bad the Timber puppies consistently repeat their draft choice history. Bad players, bad choices and terrible trades.
Ain't history wonderful.
trade the pick

Buckhannon, WV

#14 May 24, 2010
All of you have it wrong---watching the T-Wolves is all about watching a train wreck in tennis shoes. Sit back and enjoy the draft as they pick foir position and pass on talent. Or, if they select well, wait for that trade and watch their original pick make ROY honors. Really, if soeone had actiually tried to screw up as much as this lousiest of franchises, they could not have done better (that is, worse...). Let the games begin!
Midwest Guy

Saint Paul, MN

#15 May 24, 2010
We need a super star shooting guard, not another post up player. In order to be a championship team we need to have a closer, a great player to close out the game like Kobe, MJ, Pierce, etc.

Saint Paul, MN

#16 May 24, 2010
I don't understand why people want brand over jefferson. Brand is washed up, we would have to pay him $51 million over the next three seasons, he averaged 13 pts last season, and he's 31. Jefferson is 25, averaged 17 points playing as a center (he would thrive as a power forward), we have to pay him $54 million over the next 4 years, and as soon as he learns how to shoot a mid range jumper (which doesn't take long to develop) he will easily average over 20 points a game.

We need to take Cousins at 4, jordan crawford at 16, and sign rudy gay. We will fulfill all of our needs and if flynn or sessions don't develop into the point guard of our franchise we will have rubio coming the following season.

Saint Paul, MN

#17 May 24, 2010
One more thing. If they draft Gordon Hayward or Cole Aldrich I will not watch them this year.
Pete the Conservative

Omaha, NE

#19 May 24, 2010
I hope Kan is not diluting himself into believing he is going to secure a "big name" free agent. Why not take Elton Brand and his contract if it gets you Evan Turner. Come on David Kahn, make the deal.
Pete the Conservative

Omaha, NE

#20 May 24, 2010

Saint Paul, MN

#21 May 24, 2010
Take Cousins if he is there at 4.

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