Minnesota Timberwolves’ Center Debate: Milicic vs. Randolph

Their record stands at just 4-8, but the Minnesota Timberwolves have gotten off to a respectable start to their 2011-12 season.

The hard to watch blowouts are a thing of yesteryear, while nail biting conclusions have become a common occurrence.

The product on the court is much improved from last year’s squad. The coaching staff has proven to be an immense upgrade as well.

While Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio regularly fill up the box score; center Darko Milicic has not.

Milicic has seen significant struggles on both ends of the floor, but it has been his utter lack of motivation that has grown problematic. The same can not be said about fellow center, and backup, Anthony Randolph. [Read more…]

Melo blockbuster lands Timberwolves young, athletic Anthony Randolph

The New York Knicks finally got their guy.

Late Tuesday night the Denver Post reported that the Knicks acquired superstar forward Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets in a blockbuster three-team trade.

The Knicks receive a package based around Anthony, but also includes veteran point guard Chauncey Billups.

For the Nuggets, their package is based around emerging point guard Raymond Felton, up-and-coming wing Wilson Chandler, and Italian wing and budding star Danilo Gallinari.

The third team involved in this deal is the Minnesota Timberwolves. [Read more…]