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We’re kicking off our offseason coverage here at A Wolf Among Wolves with a comprehensive roster review of the team from this past season, looking at how each player’s 2012-13 went and what we see for them going forward. One player a day for the next couple weeks, starting with the bench and rolling up to the starters.

Folk hero. Fan favorite. Stopgap. Stringbean.

Chris Johnson was all these things and more for the Timberwolves this season. He was, in some ways, a supremely concentrated basketball experience, delivering block after block or dunk after dunk every time he saw the floor and yet not really seeing the floor all that much. Just take, for example, this litany of throwdowns he generated against the Houston Rockets in his season debut on January 19: Continue Reading…