Kevin Garnett remains the best player in the NBA. But considering his ill-judged and mostly graceless role in the Flip Saunders affair, maybe it’s time we all stopped calling him a great leader
Maybe the Timberwolves can get closer to the promised land. Maybe.
Despite KG's best efforts, it looks like another year, another one-and-out for the troubled Wolves. If they're lucky.
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As the Wolves hide the holes in their lineup, the wins start to pile up.
Fresh from their first decent season and fronted by a pair of 21st-century superstars, the Timberwolves have gained the league's respect and the fans' enthusiasm. Now comes the hard part.
If the UM couldn't buy pound animals for its student vets to practice spaying and neutering, it would have to buy from sources like farms that breed animals exclusively for research.
Whether the 1996-97 Timberwolves will make their perennially promised leap forward depends in large measure on the chemistry between three of the team's key pairings: Kevin McHale and Flip Saunders; Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury; and Tom Gugliotta and
Getting The Point
The Timberwolves--for years the lowliest franchise in professional sports--may see their way out of the wilderness at last. But not this year.