2010–11 Minnesota Timberwolves season

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2010–11 Minnesota Timberwolves season
Head coach Kurt Rambis
General manager David Kahn
Owner(s) Glen Taylor
Arena Target Center
Results
Record 17–65 (.207)
Place Division: 5th (Northwest)
Conference: 15th (Western)
Playoff finish Did Not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports North, WFTC
Radio KFAN
< 2009–10 2011–12 >

The 2010–11 Minnesota Timberwolves season was the 22nd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Summary[edit]

NBA draft 2010[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 4 Wesley Johnson Small Forward  United States Syracuse
1 16 Luke Babbitt (traded to Portland Trail Blazers) Small Forward  United States Nevada
1 23 Trevor Booker (traded to Washington Wizards) Forward  United States Clemson
1 30 Lazar Hayward(acquired from Washington Wizards) Small Forward  United States Marquette
2 45 Nemanja Bjelica (acquired from Washington Wizards) Small Forward  Serbia Red Star Belgrade
2 45 Paulão Prestes Center  Brazil Brazil
2 56 Hamady N'Diaye(traded to Washington Wizards) Center  Senegal Rutgers University

Roster[edit]

2010–11 Minnesota Timberwolves roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F 8 Beasley, Michael 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1989-01-09 Kansas State
G 19 Ellington, Wayne 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1987-10-29 North Carolina
G 10 Flynn, Jonny 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1989-02-06 Syracuse
F 32 Hayward, Lazar 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1986–11–26 Marquette
G 4 Johnson, Wesley 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1987–07–11 Syracuse
F/C 42 Love, Kevin 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1988–09–22 UCLA
C 31 Milicic, Darko 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 1985–06–20 Serbia
C 14 Peković, Nikola 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 290 lb (132 kg) 1986–01–03 Montenegro
F 15 Randolph, Anthony 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1989–07–15 LSU
G 13 Ridnour, Luke 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1981–02–13 Oregon
G 3 Telfair, Sebastian 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1985–06–09 Abraham Lincoln High School (Brooklyn)
F 44 Tolliver, Anthony 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 243 lb (110 kg) 1985–06–01 Creighton
G/F 5 Webster, Martell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1986–12–04 Seattle Preparatory School
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2011–04–13

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Reserve Inactive
C Darko Miličić Anthony Tolliver Nikola Peković
PF Kevin Love Anthony Randolph
SF Michael Beasley Martell Webster Lazar Hayward
SG Wesley Johnson Wayne Ellington
PG Luke Ridnour Jonny Flynn Sebastian Telfair

Pre-season[edit]

Game log[edit]

2010 pre-season game log
2010–11 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Oklahoma City Thunder 55 27 .671 30–11 25–16 13–3
x-Denver Nuggets 50 32 .610 5 33–8 17–24 9–7
x-Portland Trail Blazers 48 34 .585 7 30–11 18–23 10–6
Utah Jazz 39 43 .476 16 21–20 18–23 7–9
Minnesota Timberwolves 17 65 .207 38 12–29 5–36 1–15
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-San Antonio Spurs 61 21 .744
2 y-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695 4
3 x-Dallas Mavericks 57 25 .695 4
4 y-Oklahoma City Thunder 55 27 .671 6
5 x-Denver Nuggets 50 32 .610 11
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 48 34 .585 13
7 x-New Orleans Hornets 46 36 .561 15
8 x-Memphis Grizzlies 46 36 .561 15
9 Houston Rockets 43 39 .524 18
10 Phoenix Suns 40 42 .488 21
11 Utah Jazz 39 43 .476 22
12 Golden State Warriors 36 46 .439 25
13 Los Angeles Clippers 32 50 .390 29
14 Sacramento Kings 24 58 .293 37
15 Minnesota Timberwolves 17 65 .207 44

Game log[edit]

2010–11 game log
Total: 17–65 (Home: 12–29; Road: 5–36)
2010–11 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Maurice Ager* 4 0 7.3 .545 .750 .000 .5 .3 .2 .0 3.8
Michael Beasley 73 73 32.3 .450 .366 .753 5.6 2.2 .7 .7 19.2
Corey Brewer* 56 22 24.3 .384 .263 .708 2.7 1.4 1.6 .2 8.6
Wayne Ellington 62 8 19.0 .403 .397 .792 1.7 1.2 .4 .0 6.6
Jonny Flynn 53 8 18.5 .365 .310 .762 1.5 3.4 .6 .1 5.3
Sundiata Gaines 8 0 8.1 .318 .333 .500 .8 .8 .4 .0 2.6
Lazar Hayward 42 0 10.0 .357 .283 .786 1.7 .7 .3 .2 3.8
Wesley Johnson 79 63 26.2 .397 .356 .696 3.0 1.9 .7 .7 9.0
Kosta Koufos* 39 1 8.6 .435 .000 .500 2.5 .2 .5 .6 2.7
Kevin Love 73 73 35.8 .470 .417 .850 15.2 2.5 0.6 0.4 20.2
Darko Miličić 69 69 24.4 .469 .000 .557 5.2 1.5 .8 2.0 8.8
Nikola Peković 65 11 13.6 .517 .000 .763 3.0 .4 .3 .5 5.5
Anthony Randolph* 23 3 20.1 .498 .000 .703 5.2 1.1 .8 .7 11.7
Luke Ridnour 71 66 30.4 .468 .440 .883 2.8 5.4 1.2 .1 11.8
Sebastian Telfair 37 8 19.2 .402 .359 .733 1.5 3.0 .7 .1 7.2
Anthony Tolliver 65 4 21.0 .450 .409 .802 4.5 1.3 .4 .4 6.7
Martell Webster 46 1 23.8 .447 .417 .770 3.2 1.2 .6 .2 9.8

* – Stats with the Timberwolves.

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

June 24, 2010
To Portland Trail Blazers---- To Minnesota Timberwolves----
June 24, 2010
To Minnesota Timberwolves---- To Washington Wizards----
July 12, 2010
To Miami Heat----
  • 2011 second-round pick ( Bojan Bogdanovic )
    2014 second-round pick
    Cash considerations
To Minnesota Timberwolves----
July 13, 2010
To Minnesota Timberwolves---- To Utah Jazz----
July 26, 2010
To Cleveland Cavaliers---- To Minnesota Timberwolves----
January 21, 2011
To New York Knicks---- To Denver Nuggets---- To Minnesota Timberwolves----

Free agents[edit]

References[edit]