|Wolves take Burke with 9th pick|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 27 June 2013 15:35|
With Ricky Rubio firmly entrenched as the starting point guard in Minnesota, Burke could be headed elsewhere in a trade. The Wolves made the pick after their coveted shooting guards - Victor Oladipo of Indiana and Ben McLemore of Kansas - went off the board ahead of them.
New team President Flip Saunders has made adding perimeter shooting his top priority for a team that was dead last in the NBA in 3-point shooting last season. The one thing he did say definitively was that they would not take a point guard.
The Timberwolves also have the 26th pick and two picks in the second round.