T-wolves stocking picks

Minnesota finalizes deal

The Associated PressJune 25, 2009 

A trade that gives the Minnesota Timberwolves the No. 5 overall pick in today's NBA Draft has been completed.

The Timberwolves and the Washington Wizards on Wednesday struck a deal that gives Minnesota its fourth first-round draft choice, along with Wizards forwards Etan Thomas, Darius Songaila and Oleksiy Pecherov.

The Wizards receive guards Randy Foye and Mike Miller.

The teams first agreed to the deal on Tuesday night. Minnesota now has the fifth, sixth, 18th and 28th selections in the draft.

Blazers move up in draft: The Portland Trail Blazers dipped into their collection of picks in the NBA Draft, acquiring No. 22 from the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday in exchange for No. 24 and two second-rounders.

The Trail Blazers still have the 33rd, 38th and 55 picks tonight.

Company suing Nike, Hall of Fame over Jordan gear: A Massachusetts company has sued Nike and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, claiming it has been cut out of the sportswear business related to Michael Jordan's upcoming induction into the Hall of Fame.

SportsFuzion Inc., of Westwood, claims plans by Nike and the Hall of Fame for a line of Jordan sportswear violate a contract SportsFuzion says gave it exclusive licensing rights to the Hall of Fame's logos, trademarks, designs and photos for use in sportswear.

Nike is expected to release its Air Jordan Hall of Fame collection this summer, ahead of Jordan's induction into the Hall of Fame in September.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in Norfolk Superior Court in Dedham, seeks damages in excess of $10 million.

Cavs guard charged with DUI: Cleveland Cavaliers guard Tarence Kinsey Jr. has been charged with drunken driving.

Hillsborough County (Fla.) Jail's online records show that Kinsey, a high school standout at Tampa's Jefferson High School, was arrested for DUI early Wednesday morning and later released on his own recognizance.

Kinsey joined the Cavaliers as a free agent this past August.

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