Wiggins, Bennett, Young & LaVine Signing Autographs (Videos)
Shortly after the Timberwolves 40-42 season ended, All-Star forward Kevin Love apparently had enough of his six losing, non-playoff seasons in Minnesota and expressed a desire to be traded. Once LeBron James returned to Cleveland, rampant speculation regarding Love joining him by Lake Erie took off almost immediately. Finally on Saturday, Love was officially traded to the Cavaliers, joining forces with LeBron and Kyrie Irving.
The blockbuster three-team transaction centered around Love and first overall pick/ former Kansas star Andrew Wiggins. The deal also brings last year's number one pick, Anthony Bennett, as well as 76ers forward Thaddeus Young to Minnesota, with Philadelphia receiving Alexey Shved, Luc Mbah a Moute and a Cleveland first round pick (once owned by the Heat). This unprecedented deal took an additional 30 days to complete, as a result of NBA contractual rules.
Tuesday afternoon, iFolloSports.com was on hand as the Timberwolves introduced the three new players at the unique setting of the annual Minnesota State Fair. 2014 first round pick Zach LaVine was also part of the festivities.
Below is iFolloSports.com original behind the scenes videos of the four players, after the conclusion of the introductory, open to the public press conference.
Wiggins signing autographs, acommpanied by LaVine and Young.
LaVine signing and posing for pictures.
Young interacting with fans.
Bennett signing his signature.