Darko “distraught” over NBA career
You have to give Darko Milicic this: At least he doesn’t like being a punch line.
He was not happy about being traded from New York to Minnesota, and Timberwolves General Manager David Kahn had to do a little convincing to get the former second pick overall to come to Minneapolis. (Via TrueHoop.)
Milicic hasn’t seen any game action since Nov. 13 (which with the Knicks roster is damning), but he should get a little burn in the Timberwolves remaining 27 games. Not that he is going to change minds about his career in that time, but he could start to gain a little confidence.
Milicic sounds like someone eager to return home and start over with his career in Europe. Minnesota is just now a stop on the way.