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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David Kahn Continues the Pillaging of the Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves President David Kahn

Al Jefferson swapped for draft picks and a trade exception? Really?

(I should note that the working title of this post was a directive aimed at David Kahn to not so gently make love to himself)

Since the day David Kahn was hired as the President of the Minnesota Timberwolves I stated plainly and loudly that he was the wrong man for the job. All Kahn has done in the 14 months since taking the reigns is prove me completely and totally right. But this is no “I told you so” article. (Well, maybe a little)

By Peter Christian

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