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Minnesota Timberwolves Career Point Scoring Leaders
The Minnesota Timberwolves have only been an NBA franchise since 1989, and have made the playoffs eight times with zero championships to date. The team has mostly struggled, but has a few times put some quality teams on the hardwood. Here is a short list of the T-Wolves’ all-time leading scorers in their (to date) brief history:
Kevin Garnett (19,041)—Forward Kevin Garnett began his career in Minnesota and played for the Timberwolves from 1995 to 2007. He was basically the face of the franchise for most of their existence to date. Garnett leads the T-Wolves all-time with 19,041 total points, and he scored over 1500 points eight times. Garnett’s best season was 2003-04, when he had a career high 1987 points (24 per game), which also led the NBA that season. That year, Garnett also led the league in field goals (804), field goal attempts (1611), and also defensive rebounds (894) and total rebounds (1139).
Sam Mitchell (7161)—Forward Sam Mitchell had two stints with Minnesota, from 1989 to 1992, and again from 1995 to 2002. Mitchell ranks second in franchise history with 7161 points, and his best season was 1990-91, when he scored a career best 1197 points (15 points per game).
Wally Szczerbiak (6777)—Forward Wally Szczerbiak began his career for the Timberwolves, and played there from 1999 to 2006. Szczerbiak ranks third in the team’s history with 6777 total points, and his best season was 2001-02. That year, Szczerbiak scored a career high 1531 points (19 per game), and also had a career best three-point shooting percentage (.455).
Doug West (6216)—Guard/forward David West played for Minnesota from 1989 to 1998, and he ranks fourth in Timberwolves’ history with 6216 total points. West had his best season in 1992-93, when he scored a career best 1543 points (19 points per game).Tony Campbell (4888)—Forward/guard Tony Campbell played just a few seasons in Minnesota, from 1989 to 1992, but in that short time racked up 4888 points, which ranks Campbell fifth in franchise history for scoring. Campbell had the three best seasons of his career for the T-Wolves, and his best one was 1989-90. That year, Campbell scored a career high 1903 points (23 per game).