|17||Louis Amundson||F||6-9||225||December 7, 1982|
|11||Jose Barea||G||6-0||175||June 26, 1984|
|10||Chase Budinger||F||6-7||218||May 22, 1988|
|5||Will Conroy||G||6-2||195||December 8, 1982|
|33||Dante Cunningham||F||6-8||230||April 22, 1987|
|47||Andrei Kirilenko||F||6-9||220||February 18, 1981|
|8||Malcolm Lee||G||6-5||200||May 22, 1990|
|14||Nikola Pekovic||F||6-11||243||January 3, 1986|
|13||Luke Ridnour||G||6-2||175||February 13, 1981|
|3||Brandon Roy||G||6-6||215||July 23, 1984|
|1||Alexey Shved||G||6-6||190||December 16, 1988|
|34||Greg Stiemsma||C||6-11||260||September 26, 1985|
|7||Derrick Williams||F||6-8||241||May 25, 1991|
along with Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio.
It kinda looks like an Euroleague team no? 10 white players with 2 or 3 african american reinforcements. Not all people are happy with the racial makeup.
Minnesota Timberwolves fans may notice something different about their team this year. In a league in which American-born black players made up 75 percent of roster spots in 2011, the Timberwolves will have an opening-day roster comprising just 33 percent black players (five out of 15). According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, this year’s squad will be the league’s whitest since the 1980s Boston Celtics. Is that a problem? Some civil rights leaders in Minneapolis think so. Tyrone Terrell, chairman of St. Paul’s African American leadership council, told the Star-Tribune that he thinks the unbalanced roster could be seen as a ploy by the ownership to sell the team to a majority-white fan base. ‘How did we get a roster that resembles the 1955 Lakers?’ Terrell said to the Star-Tribune. ‘I think everything is a strategy. Nothing happens by happenstance.’B.S. The Wolves have been playing better than they've ever been, even with stars like Love and Rubio out. They "additioned by subtractioned" 4 black players: Beasley, Wesley Johnson, Ellington and Martell Webster