At first, I was not a David Kahn fan because he messed up big time during the 2009 NBA draft with drafting 2 points guards in a row. However, I am starting to see the beginning of something great for this franchise. They have solidified the forward positions with Kevin Love and Michael Beasley. With Ricky Rubio on the horizon, this team will continue to improve one season at a time unless they begin to make some moves.
No matter what type of player Ricky Rubio may be, we know that he is going to be at least a top 10 passer in the NBA. So that makes thee starting positions are solidified for the Wolves. The two problems that need to be addressed are the starting center and shooting guard positions.
Wesley Johnson and Corey Brewer have both been playing this position. Brewer is better coming off the bench and Johnson is still a very raw player. Darko Milicic at the center should be coming off the bench as well while they see their other rookie Nikola Pekovic slowing come into the rotation.
The organization publicly claimed that this team will need at least this season to grow their young players. Although Love and Beasley have been playing very well, they really aren't franchise-type players. If they could find a player of that caliber that could play the shooting guard position by the start of next season, this team could make the next step by competing for the playoffs.
There are many scenarios that this team could follow. It is important for the team to be aggressive and look for athletic scorers...