Wolves Podcast: The Wes Effect [AUDIO]
We discuss this underappreciated truth: the Wes Johnson trade was one of the worst moves of the David Kahn era.
In this episode of the Wolves Podcast, yours truly and fellow Timberwolves diehard William Davis look at how draft bust Wes Johnson continues to negatively impact the organization two years after his departure.
It's not Wes's fault, of course, but after he washed out with the Timberwolves, David Kahn had to include a first round pick in a trade just to move Johnson's contract to Phoenix. As a result, Phoenix will get the Timberwolves' first round pick if the Pups make an unlikely surge into the playoffs.
But a surge of that sort is looks increasingly unlikely in the wake of the Wolves' disappointing Wednesday night home loss to the New York Knicks -- a game Will and I also spend some time breaking down.
Finally, this week's pod includes an interview with Nick Frantzen, producer of FSN's Wolves Weekly and a longtime Timberwolves video employee.
Without further ado, here's the audio:
-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at email@example.com.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.
- Steven Timm charged with animal cruelty for harassing, drowning deer
- Cataclysmic boredom propels Stewart Mills into 2016 congressional race
- Man goes to meet prostitute with a trunk full of plastic and a giant empty suitcase