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Minnesota once again moved down and will pick seventh instead of sixth. It's the ninth time in 19 years in the NBA draft lottery process the Wolves moved back.
A month after the end of the regular season, Thibodeau has shifted toward his president's job, diving into draft preparations at a Chicago west-side gym for what is being called one of the best classes in years.
Kit-Kat, Nike, Gatorade, 2K Sports, Beats by Dre and Jack Link's Beef Jerky. Towns is evidence that an NBA star needn't play in New York City or Los Angeles to collect endorsement deals.
Remote and hilly by design, the new course three hours from the Twin Cities was laid out with a links-golf feel in mind.
The Wolves now have a 43.9 percent chance in May 16 lottery to pick sixth and a slightly better than 1 in 20 chance to win the No. 1 overall pick.
Ricky Rubio made strides this season, yes. But Timberwolves coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau also took a long look at other guards in the season finale.
Tom Thibodeau believes Timberwolves stars Karl-Anthony Towns, 21, and Andrew Wiggins, 22, have found something together despite a 51-loss season. Next up: more development.
Tom Thibodeau's first season as Minnesota's coach and president of basketball operations came to a close Wednesday night with a 123-118 loss in Houston.
Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns combined for 81 points, but the Wolves lost when D'Angelo Russell hit a three-pointer at the buzzer for the Lakers.
Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng are closing in on a new standard for starters.