When you have a wallet stuffed with currency on payday, it’s easy to wander into a store or restaurant whether or not you intend to make a purchase, simply because you know that you can afford to buy something if you want. But when money gets tight, casual shopping trips became less frequent. After all, why torture yourself? Some Minnesota Timberwolves fans may feel that way about the upcoming 2023 NBA Draft later this month. But fight the urge to avoid the event, and here’s why:
While the Minnesota Timberwolves may not have played up to everyone’s expectations, it’s clear that even hampered by injuries to both backup center Naz Reid and starting small forward Jaden McDaniels, the Timberwolves were not as far off the mark as you might think.
Check the gauges throughout the 2023 NBA Draft
While the front office does not appear to have the potential to move the needle of the Timberwolves roster during the 2023 NBA Draft, that is not to say that the Timberwolves won’t surprise a few folks. And a surprise can take many forms.
Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly has been with the team for a full year now, and over the past year, he has made decisions that have impacted the team in various ways. But he seems to be honing in on what the Timberwolves truly need, as he truly nailed his last transaction, a 3-team trade that offloaded PG D’Angelo Russell and landed PG Mike Conley Jr., Nickeil Alexander-Walker, and three future second-round draft picks.
What does that mean for the Minnesota Timberwolves and the 2023 NBA Draft? Well, it means that Connelly is transforming from Mr. Anderson into NEO, and as that happens, you won’t want to miss it. I recommend tuning into the 2023 NBA Draft. Why? Here are three reasons to motivate you.