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2010 NBA Draft: Chad Ford Says Minnesota Will Take Derrick Favors If Available

In his latest trade buzz column,’s Chad Ford writes that the Minnesota Timberwolves will select Derrick Favors with the No. 4 pick if New Jersey decides to pass on him at No. 3.

Sources in Minnesota are saying that they’ll take Derrick Favors at No. 4 if Turner and Johnson are off the board. The T-Wolves may be bummed by this development, but I think it’s a great deal. The team lucked into Rubio at No. 5 last year and get a steal with Favors at No. 4 this year. Those two together could be awesome down the road.

Head over to SB Nation’s Canis Hoopus to get excited about Favors.

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