Wolves Rookie Brown Gets Taste of NBA, Preseason Style

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Wolves Rookie Brown Gets Taste of NBA, Preseason Style
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TORONTO – Not many people ever say this about a Wednesday night in Toronto in October, but Timberwolves rookie guard Lorenzo Brown promised he was sincere about those 17 minutes he played at the end of a 101-89 preseason victory over the Raptors. “Best time of my life,” he said. “Most definitely.” OK, so he's only 23 years old and given he's a rookie, he might be just a little susceptible to hyperbole, but there he was on a professional stage of the first time, disrupting an honest-to-goodness NBA opponent with a defensive presence that helped the Wolves limit Toronto to only 30 second-half points after they allowed 37 in the second quarter alone.

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