It’s not Navarro’s fault that the Blazers matched Minnesota’s contract offer, Nic Batum!
After watching France and Russia play so far, the T-Wolves can’t be too upset they had to settle for Andrei Kirilenko. The way he’s playing, AK-47 absolutely deserves his big contract - and his annual freebie, too.
When Batum was asked why he punched Navarro in the groin, he responded by saying, “I wanted to give him a good reason to flop”
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