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Ranking Each Minnesota Timberwolves Player by Importance for 2012-13 Season

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Ranking Each Minnesota Timberwolves Player by Importance for 2012-13 Season
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The Minnesota Timberwolves don’t have a stacked team like the Miami Heat or Los Angeles Lakers. They don’t have multiple superstars, or even just a superstar tandem yet. What the Timberwolves do have, though, is a very great dynamic with a clear hierarchy of talented players.

The Timberwolves did something this offseason that we haven’t seen them do in a while: Put together a high-potential team that actually stands a chance of meshing and becoming something great.

This team has been years in the making. Their first step was getting over the loss of Kevin Garnett with the acquisition of Kevin Love. After that, they finally had a player to build around. They accomplished that by drafting Nikola Pekovic in 2008 and Ricky Rubio in 2009.

The rest of the team has been coming together for the last few years. J.J. Barea, and Derrick Williams came last year, and Andrei Kirilenko and Brandon Roy highlighted the changes made just this offseason.

With the roster finally in place, it's time to rank each player by the contribution they will bring to the team this season. 

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