Updates Part IIMarty Burns/SI.com currently has the Wolves finishing last in the Western Conference:
With the KG era officially over, they can get on with the rebuilding. Al Jefferson and Juwan Howard (acquired in a trade with the Rockets) take over at power forward, while top rookie Corey Brewer joins a whole bunch of young players who figure to need a lot of time to grow.
From Mark Murphy/Boston Herald:
According to Gotham, a league official told the Celtics that ticket sales during the 72-hour period following announcement of the trade to acquire Garnett broke a mark set by the Cleveland Cavaliers upon securing the top pick - and LeBron James - for the 2003 NBA draft.
Mike Trudell/Timberwolves site talks to Ryan Gomes.
Jeff Clark of CelticsBlog writes that Kevin Garnett is the perfect basketball player.
NBA.com surveyed the rookies on who they thought would have the best performance this season.
Jack Cobra at YaySports! comments on the trade.
From Jim Fenton/The Enterprise:
At the age of 22, he is a player with a bright future in the NBA, seemingly capable of reaching All-Star status soon.