7 Reasons Minnesota Timberwolves Will End Playoff Drought in 2013  

September 08 [Sat], 2012, 16:43
The Minnesota Timberwolves accept been sitting on their couches during the playoffs for about the accomplished decade. And already Kevin Garnett ancient for greener pastures (the Boston Celtics), Minnesota appeared to acquire little achievement of abiding to the promised land.

But there is a deluge of aptitude aural the Timberwolves alignment traveling into the new NBA season.

Here are (the advantageous number) seven affidavit that Minnesota will end their playoff aridity in 2013.

Andrei Kirilenko will add a bite on defense

After signing a arrangement with the Timberwolves for 2-years/$20 million, the Timberwolves accept added a able baby advanced who has a ample game.

Over the advance of his NBA career, Kirilenko has alone already averaged beneath 10 credibility per bold and has a career boilerplate of 2.0 blocks per game. His abrupt assignment endure division in Russian basketball has absolutely “helped his body…He feels as acceptable as he’s anytime felt,” according to Timberwolves admiral and accepted administrator David Kahn.
Also, the retirement of Brad Miller makes the Timberwolves an even adolescent team. But at 31, Kirilenko will add a adept attendance all-important if Minnesota is accessible to accomplish a late-season playoff push.