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Timberwolves will send Shabazz Muhammad to Development League
Timberwolves will send Shabazz Muhammad to Development League

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie forward Shabazz Muhammad, the former Las Vegas prep star and UCLA standout, will be sent to Iowa of the NBA's Development League. Flip Saunders, the team's president of basketball operations, believes the team's No. 1 draft pick last spring needs playing time to improve his game. The club, which is preparing to activate veteran forward Chase Budinger from the injured list, expects Muhammad to rejoin the team in a couple of weeks. “He can play more minutes in those four or five games there than he might all year here,” Saunders said Friday. “No one has seen it, but he has worked hard and he’s gotten better here this...

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