Timberwolves’ Kevin Love Rapidly Rising to Stardom

I “fearlessly predicted” back in October that Kevin Love would average 18 points and 13 rebounds. Oh how that has proven to be an understatement.

On the year Kevin Love is averaging 20 points per game, and 15.3 rebounds per game. Far higher than the “fearless” numbers that I predicted back in October.

On November 12 myself and a group of my friends headed to the Target Center to catch a Friday night Minnesota Timberwolves game. We went to the arena to celebrate a buddy of mine’s 24th birthday, but we left being a part of NBA History.

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Michael Beasley Acquisition Key to Timberwolves Season

Michael Beasley Timberwolves

As a result of the added salary implications associated with the signing of LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and the re-signing of Dwyane Wade; the Miami Heat needed to dump salary, and fast. Seemingly minutes after LeBron uttered those words “I’m going to take my talents to South Beach” the Minnesota Timberwolves swooped in and made a deal that many didn’t believe was true, mainly, because it made sense.

The Wolves traded a 2011 2nd round draft pick to Miami, and in return received forward Michael Beasley who’s welcome had been worn out once LeBron and his talents reached South Beach. Although most associate Beasley as a locker room cancer, due to his track record of once attending a rehabilitation clinic in Texas, but a player like Beasley may be just what the doctor ordered for the Timberwolves’ franchise, and more importantly for Beasley.

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