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Timberwolves' new arrival Bjelica has paid his dues

It was five years ago that Nemanja Bjelica, just drafted by the Timberwolves, came to the Twin Cities to have his picture taken with the rest of the team's draftees. To Bjelica, it seems like a lot longer than five years. "That five years was like 100 years for me," he said Wednesday, back in the Twin Cities, getting his picture taken again. This time though, it's different. When Bjelica was first drafted, the Wolves viewed him as a part of their future. Five years later, he figures to be a significant part of the team right away. For the Wolves, it's perfect timing. Listening to Bjelica, it's about time. The Wolves officially announced Bjelica's...

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