WILLIAM AVERYGame 553 | September 29, 1999
Wally Szczerbiak, William Avery, Glen Taylor
The Timberwolves had two of the top 14 picks in the first round of the 1999 NBA draft. Owner Taylor introduced Miami of Ohio's Szczerbiak, taken with the sixth pick, and Duke guard Avery, the 14th selection. Szczerbiak had seven productive seasons with the Timberwolves, averaging in double figures each year. Avery played three years for the Timberwolves, averaging 2.7 points per game.