Minnesota quiet may be spark to help Muhammad reach potential

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Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves have asked Shabazz Muhammad to become more than a scorer.

Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves have asked Shabazz Muhammad to become more than a scorer.

It's a process now, and everyone, from Saunders to Rick Adelman to Muhammad, knows it. Gone are the lofty expectations, gone is the hype, gone is the ballyhooed would-be No. 1 pick. Muhammad is a role player now, albeit one with the talent to juice up an offense that ranked 25th in efficiency last season. Here comes Shabazz Muhammad, mid first round pick, spoke in the wheel, another in a long list of players just trying to make their mark. The journey begins now.