Except for George, none of those trades turned out well for the team trading future picks for the talent. Despite the risk, it's impossible to criticise the Timberwolves' decision, and their boldness is remarkable.
After 20 years as doormats, the Timberwolves are suddenly competitive. Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez bought the team from Glen Taylor with the purpose of turning it around. Early results are promising.
Chris Finch led the Wolves to the playoffs in his first full season as coach and was rewarded with a contract extension. Anthony Edwards, the No. 1 choice in the 2020 draught, is one of the league's fastest-rising stars