Wolves: Robbie Hummel to play in Spain

Timberwolves’ draft pick Robbie Hummel is off to play basketball in Spain for a year. Hummel tells the Associated Press the deal was made with the Wolves’ approval. Minnesota drafted the former Purdue star in the second round -- 58th overall.
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