Sacramento Kings defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 120-100

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. - The Timberwolves' remaining faithful gathered indoors on a fine June evening last summer for the team's annual NBA draft and erupted with joyous noise and spontaneous song when the Sacramento Kings bypassed Spanish teen sensation Ricky Rubio and instead selected Memphis freshman Tyreke Evans with the fourth overall selection that night.

Six months later -- long after those lilting "Olé, olé, olé" chants quickly faded into the good night -- Rubio rem...