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Timberwolves Second-Worst Drafting Team In NBA Since 1989

We shouldn't need an article from the good folks at TrueHoop to tell us exactly how badly the Minnesota Timberwolves have drafted since joining the NBA in 1989. But, now that we've gotten one, we could just as well use it.

Yes, not surprisingly, the article found that the Timberwolves are the second-worst drafting team in the NBA since 1989. The only team that has been worse over that same time period is the Los Angeles Clippers.


Sadly, they've have one of the higher payrolls among the teams in the "Worst Drafters" category. It would appear that, not only have the Timberwolves been drafting badly for most of their existence, they've managed to make bad free agent signings as well.


Glen Taylor has owned the Timberwolves for their entire existence, and the team has gone through several head coaches and general managers during that time. However, as the old axiom in sports goes, you can't fire the owner. . .even if that's where the biggest problem most likely lies.


Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.