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Calling All Athletes: Timberwolves Too Slow at Small Forward

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SamContributor INovember 1, 2016

This is the third post in a five-part series looking at the past season, and the off-season ahead, as it pertains to each of the five positions for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Part 2, a look at the shooting guards, is here:

 

Ryan Gomes and Damien Wilkins are both solid professionals and smart, veteran players. They both can offer solid contributions to a team, both tangible and intangible. But if they're your two small forwards, today's NBA is literally going to run past you (and jump over you).

 

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