Minnesota Timberwolves: Top 30 Scorers in Franchise History

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#21 – Doug West

Like Richardson, West was part of the inaugural Timberwolves team in 1989-90. He still has the fifth-most points in Wolves history and played parts of nine seasons with the team through the 1997-98 campaign.

His peak was high (19.3 points per game in 1992-93), but he also had five seasons in Minnesota in which he averaged less than eight points per contest. West was a high-flying wing (see above video) who struggled at times with efficiency as well as defense. For a player that played a lot of shooting guard, he was not a very good outside shooter, either.

Michael Williams and a rookie Christian Laettner were the only other NBA-caliber players on the roster in 1992, with Chuck Person being the other decent name that received significant playing time. That meant that the scoring was up to West, and he stepped up to the plate throughout 1992-93.

Indeed, 19+ points per game over 80 contests is nothing to sneeze at. Add in the fact that he’s still #5 on the Wolves’ all-time scoring list and played nine seasons with the team and it more than justifies the #21 spot on the list.

Next: #20 - Karl-Anthony Towns