Forbes: Timberwolves worst NBA team for the money

Forbes says the Minnesota Timberwolves -- despite the solid play this year of Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio -- are still the the NBA’s worst team for the money over the past five years
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Forbes says the Minnesota Timberwolves -- despite the solid play this year of Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio -- are still the the NBA’s worst team for the money over the past five years

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