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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Lottery History

Year Pick Record Odds Chances Pre-Lottery Position Pick Change Player Taken
2013 9 31-51 1.70% 17 9 0 Trey Burke
2012 10 26-40 1.10% 11 10 0 Austin Rivers
2011 2 17-65 25.00% 250 1 -1 Derrick Williams
2010 4 15-67 19.90% 199 2 -2 Wesley Johnson
2009 6 24-58 7.60% 76 5 -1 Jonny Flynn
2008 3 22-60 13.80% 138 3 0 O.J. Mayo

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Around the League: 2012-2013

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Post#586 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:19 am by C.lupus

That effectively ends the Rudy Gay speculation.
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Post#587 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:39 am by Devilzsidewalk

word is that pick is top 5 protected - lot can happen between now and 2015
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Post#588 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:54 pm by [RCG]

Devilzsidewalk wrote:word is that pick is top 5 protected - lot can happen between now and 2015


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Post#589 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:36 pm by Grits n Gravy

[RCG] wrote:Grizzlies make a trade with Cavaliers to clear salary.

http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/8868058/memphis-grizzlies-cleveland-cavaliers-agree-multiplayer-trade-sources-say

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=alef843

Nice move by the Cavaliers to capitalize on the Grizzlies situation although all the parts are fairly minor. The future first is likely Memphis' '15 and most likely lotto-protected. We'll see if this hurts the Grizzlies depth down the stretch.

i'd be very interested in a trade for josh selby. dude was absolutely lights out from 3 in summer league. good move by cavs , first rounders likely to be weak but still good for just taking on very little salary next year.
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Post#590 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:47 pm by karch34

Grits n Gravy wrote:
[RCG] wrote:Grizzlies make a trade with Cavaliers to clear salary.

http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/8868058/memphis-grizzlies-cleveland-cavaliers-agree-multiplayer-trade-sources-say

http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=alef843

Nice move by the Cavaliers to capitalize on the Grizzlies situation although all the parts are fairly minor. The future first is likely Memphis' '15 and most likely lotto-protected. We'll see if this hurts the Grizzlies depth down the stretch.

i'd be very interested in a trade for josh selby. dude was absolutely lights out from 3 in summer league. good move by cavs , first rounders likely to be weak but still good for just taking on very little salary next year.


I would be interested in Selby too.
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Post#591 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:11 am by southern wolf

I think I would be more interested in bringing back Elliington with the way we're shooting the ball from three this season.
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Post#592 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:47 am by jade_hippo

How bad does life suck for Wayne, going from the Griz to the Cavs
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Post#593 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:20 pm by Calinks

Had a dream we traded Pek for Gortat. I was waiting like a whole hour for the new game to start to see how he fit in.
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Post#594 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:29 pm by Jukeness

Funny, I had a dream that Gelabale and Johnson were both injured and I was like damn I really wanted to see them play.
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Post#595 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:06 pm by [RCG]

I'm glad I don't dream about the Timberwolves :lol:
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Post#596 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:36 pm by Klomp

Great quote from Hanneman on pregame about the state of the Wolves: "Believe me, we have seen our share of sinking teams around here. This team is not sinking."

Also, Tom and Jim together again! (just for pregame/postgame)
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Post#597 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:21 am by Calinks

Warriors about to beat the Thunder?
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Post#598 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:27 am by NikolaPekovic

Looking at this years Draft, Shabazz looks like the best fit for our team. Mcelmore is a close second but having a wing that can play both SG and SF like shabazz can is a bigger need.

One of the things you notice about him is that he has the intensity of a player that wants to be great. He's a decent catch and shoot player and a slasher. two things we need. he cant really dribble really well and his playmaking isnt great, but our team has so much of thast already its not something that we need.

Maybe package dwill to a lottery team in hopes to get either of them?
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Post#599 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:00 am by Calinks

*Sigh* Gophers lost again. Minnesota suckitude is back.
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Post#600 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:23 pm by Klomp

Suns lost two assistants after firing Gentry. I found this interesting

Elston Turner’s frustrations run deeper. The longtime head assistant on Rick Adelman’s staff at various outposts, he was denied the chance to leave the Suns in 2011 by Phoenix brass when Adelman was hired by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Adelman wanted his number two by his side up north, and the Suns refused to let Turner out of his contract. Thinking that this was a sign that Turner would be first in line should Gentry step aside, he hung in there.

Only to be passed over by Hunter, who wasn’t even on the Suns bench for the 41-game Gentry tenure.


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Post#601 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:45 pm by Klomp

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Post#602 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:23 pm by [RCG]

Not a bad logo at all. I don't really care for the nickname. I was in favor of Rogaru or whatever that was. Some sort of werewolf like creature? It's unique and there could've been some cool logos with that.
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Post#603 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:33 pm by Dewey

Klomp wrote:http://ht-mobile.cdn.turner.com/nba/big/teams/hornets/2013/01/24/LogoLaunch012413mp4-2363474_nba_android.mp4

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Post#604 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:40 pm by funkatron101

It is a well balanced logo. I would have personally preferred a campier logo, like the Celtics, but this is a strong logo for its rebranding. Now we can only hope that the Thunder upgrades to a "real" logo soon.

For those who don't like the nickname, it will grow on you with time and success, I am sure.
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Post#605 Re: Around the League: 2012-2013
Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:44 pm by C.lupus

I like the Pelican nickname and that logo is good.
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