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Extractions: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation search Kevin Garnett was drafted fifth overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1995. The Minnesota Timberwolves first participated in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft on June 27, 1989, about five months before their inaugural NBA season. The Timberwolves are currently the second NBA team to be based in Minneapolis Minnesota since the Minneapolis Lakers were there from to Before each draft, an NBA Draft Lottery determines the first round selection order for the teams that did not make the playoffs during the prior season. Teams can also trade their picks, which means that a team could have more than or less than two picks in one draft. As a result of the various trades, the Minnesota Timberwolves had four draft picks in and . The Timberwolves drafted Pooh Richardson with their first ever draft pick, tenth overall, in the 1989 NBA Draft . In , the Timberwolves picked Kevin Garnett fifth overall, who went on to be a ten-time All-Star In , the Timberwolves drafted Ray Allen fifth overall but was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks with a future first-round pick for the draft rights of Stephon Marbury In the 2008 NBA Draft , the Timberwolves drafted O. J. Mayo
Extractions: Isaiah Rider, Jr., sometimes known as J.R. Rider , is an American former professional basketball player. Rider was born in Oakland, California, and was raised in nearby Alameda. He starred in both baseball and basketball at Encinal High School before going on to a college career with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a professional career in the National Basketball Association. The 6'5" Rider attended two junior colleges, Allen County Community College in Iola, Kansas and Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, California, before finding a home at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he garnered 2nd-Team All-American honors as a senior. He was also arrested once during his stay at UNLV, spending a night in jail after an incident in which he abused a worker at a campus Jack in the Box and threw a milkshake into the restaurant's drive-through window.