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Minnesota Timberwolves 2014 Draft Report Card

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor

Additions: Zach LaVine (13)

Glenn Robinson III (40)

Alessandro Gentile (53)

(SportsNetwork.com) - LaVine's intro to the Minnesota Timberwolves wasn't the warming moment Flip Saunders probably wanted.

Caught on camera uttering a profanity after his name was announced, LaVine backtracked and admitted it wasn't wise, but it wasn't said out of displeasure in going to the T-wolves.

LaVine is perhaps the most versatile player in the draft. He can play all three perimeter positions and flat-out shoot the ball. LaVine's upside is enormous.

Robinson has pedigree, but why hasn't he turned into a better prospect? He had all of the talent in the world two years ago with Michigan, but didn't get better.

Gentile may not see an NBA floor. He can score, but he's a little ... hot- headed.

Minnesota's offseason all revolves around Kevin Love. Will the Timberwolves trade him, and if so, when? The haul should be massive for a young All-NBA star. LaVine can fit into the plan if Love stays or goes.

Grade: B

06/27 14:24:37 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
5th
KAN 0
SFG 5
 
4th
MIA 73
HOU 71
 
4th
MIN 93
IND 75
 
4th
OKC 76
UTA 89
 
Half
DEN 37
POR 50
 
10:00pm Tonight
LAL
PHO
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
 
Half
LALAF 34
ARKST 23
 
Final
NJD 3
NYR 4
Final
BOS 5
SJS 3
Final
NYI 2
TOR 5
2nd Intermission
MON 1
DET 1
 
3rd
NAS 2
ARI 2
 
3rd
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
2nd
CHI 3
PHI 0
 
2nd
DAL 6
VAN 2
 
2nd
COL 0
FLA 2
 
2nd
CAL 0
TAM 0