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Updated: April 25th, 2012 9:30am
Wolves back into NBA Draft, thanks to Jazz's surge into playoffs

Wolves back into NBA Draft, thanks to Jazz's surge into playoffs

by Tom Pelissero
1500ESPN.com
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The Minnesota Timberwolves will have a first-round pick in June's NBA Draft after all.

The Jazz clinched a berth in the Western Conference playoffs on Tuesday night, ensuring the Wolves will receive Utah's choice to complete the Al Jefferson trade.

That pick that will fall somewhere between Nos. 15 and 20, depending on the final regular-season standings.

The Wolves gave their own first-round pick to the Los Angeles Clippers in the Marko Jaric trade in 2005. It's now owned by New Orleans.

Tom Pelissero is Senior Editor and columnist for 1500ESPN.com. He hosts from 6 to 8 p.m. weeknights and co-hosts from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.
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