Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Rosters

2014-2015 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
24 Anthony Bennett PF 6-8 245 1 UNLV 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada TO-2016; RFA-2017
7 Lorenzo Brown SG 6-5 189 1 North Carolina State 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States RFA-2016
10 Chase Budinger GF 6-7 209 5 Arizona 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States PO-2015; UFA-2016
5 Gorgui Dieng FC 6-11 238 1 Louisville 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 21 Senegal TO-2016; RFA-2017
21 Kevin Garnett PF 6-11 253 19 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States UFA-2015
4 Robbie Hummel F 6-8 220 1 Purdue 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States RFA-2015
8 Zach Lavine SG 6-5 180 0 UCLA 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
23 Kevin Martin SG 6-7 197 10 Western Carolina 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017
15 Shabazz Muhammad GF 6-6 222 1 UCLA 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States TO-2016; RFA-2017
12 Gary Neal G 6-4 210 4 Towson 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2015
3 Adreian Payne C 6-10 245 0 Michigan State 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
14 Nikola Pekovic PF 6-11 285 4 Panathinaikos (Greece) 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Montenegro UFA-2018
1 Glenn Robinson SF 6-6 220 0 Michigan 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States RFA-2015
9 Ricky Rubio G 6-4 185 3 FIATC Joventut Badalona (Spain) 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Spain UFA-2019
22 Andrew Wiggins F 6-8 194 0 Kansas 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018

2014-2015 Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Rubio K. Martin A. Wiggins K. Garnett N. Pekovic
Rotation Z. Lavine G. Neal   A. Payne G. Dieng
Lim PT   L. Brown G. Robinson A. Bennett  
Lim PT     C. Budinger    
Lim PT     S. Muhammad    
Lim PT     R. Hummel    

Timberwolves Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Bojan Dubljevic PF 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 29 Montenegro
Nemanja Bjelica PF 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Serbia
Paulao Prestes C 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 15 Brazil
Henk Norel FC 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 17 Netherlands
Lior Eliyahu PF 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 14 Israel

Timberwolves Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Othyus Jeffers GF (U) Non-Bird United States

2014-2015 Timberwolves Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Mo Williams Player Of The Week (01/19/15)
Andrew Wiggins Rookie Of The Month (Nov 14, Dec 14, Jan 15, Feb 15)
Shabazz Muhammad Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2015)
Zach Lavine Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2015)
Andrew Wiggins Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2015)
Gorgui Dieng Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2015)
Andrew Wiggins Rising Stars Challenge MVP (2015)
Zach Lavine Slam Dunk Contest Participant (2015)
Zach Lavine Slam Dunk Champion (2015)

2014-2015 Timberwolves Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Andrew Wiggins 60 35.0 15.9 4.3 1.9 1.1 0.6 1.9
Thaddeus Young 48 33.4 14.2 5.1 2.8 1.8 0.4 1.6
Gorgui Dieng 60 29.1 9.4 8.6 2.0 0.9 1.6 1.6
Shabazz Muhammad 38 22.8 13.5 4.1 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.9
Mo Williams 41 28.0 12.2 2.4 6.4 0.7 0.2 2.5
Kevin Martin 24 33.2 20.1 4.0 2.1 0.8 0.0 2.0
Zach Lavine 55 20.6 7.5 2.2 3.0 0.7 0.1 2.0
Nikola Pekovic 28 27.1 13.0 7.7 0.9 0.6 0.4 1.4
Anthony Bennett 53 15.8 5.2 3.8 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.6
Corey Brewer 24 28.3 10.5 3.9 3.2 2.2 0.2 2.1
Chase Budinger 47 14.5 4.3 2.4 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.7
Ricky Rubio 17 31.7 11.4 5.9 8.7 1.9 0.1 3.2
Robbie Hummel 36 15.0 4.2 2.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.4
Gary Neal 6 26.4 11.7 3.3 2.2 0.7 0.0 0.5
Jeff Adrien 17 12.7 3.5 4.5 0.9 0.2 0.5 0.5
Troy Daniels 19 8.1 2.8 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.4
Adreian Payne 7 22.8 6.1 6.0 0.1 0.3 0.6 1.4
Kevin Garnett 4 19.3 8.5 5.0 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.0
Glenn Robinson 25 4.3 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Lorenzo Brown 7 14.4 2.3 1.4 2.1 0.3 0.0 1.1
Miroslav Raduljica 5 4.5 1.6 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.4
Ronny Turiaf 2 9.7 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Free Agent Details

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Kevin Garnett (UFA)
Chase Budinger (PO)
Robbie Hummel (RFA)
Gary Neal (UFA)
Glenn Robinson (RFA)
Kevin Martin (PO)
Lorenzo Brown (RFA)
Adreian Payne (TO)
Gorgui Dieng (TO)
Shabazz Muhammad (TO)
Anthony Bennett (TO)
Andrew Wiggins (TO)
Zach Lavine (TO)
Gorgui Dieng (RFA)
Shabazz Muhammad (RFA)
Anthony Bennett (RFA)
Adreian Payne (TO)
Andrew Wiggins (TO)
Zach Lavine (TO)
Nikola Pekovic (UFA)
Adreian Payne (RFA)
Andrew Wiggins (RFA)
Zach Lavine (RFA)
Ricky Rubio (UFA)

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20151-12 Own; 13-30 to BOS (via PHX)More favorable of MIN and DEN then other to PHL (via MIN to POR to HOU); SAC 31-49 (via HOU)
20161-12 Own; 13-30 to BOS (via PHX) if not already settledTo BOS (via PHX) if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to BOS by 2016; HOU 46-60
20171-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL if MIN conveys 1st round pick to BOS in 2015To BOS (via PHX) if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to BOS by 2016; NOP 56-60
20181-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL if not already settledOwn
20191-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL if not already settledOwn; MIA (via CHA)
20201-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL if not already settledTo ATL if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020
2021OwnTo ATL if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Traded Pick Details

Credits Debits

2015 second round draft pick from Denver
Denver's 2015 2nd round pick to Minnesota [Denver-Minnesota-New York, 2/22/2011]; Minnesota may convey this pick to Philadelphia (via Portland to Houston) (see Minnesota Debits)

2015 second round draft pick from Sacramento
Sacramento's 2015 2nd round pick to Minnesota (via Houston) protected for selections 50-60 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Sacramento's obligation to Minnesota will be extinguished) [Houston-Sacramento, 9/17/2014; Houston-Minnesota-Philadelphia, 12/19/2014]

2016 second round draft pick from Houston
Houston's 2016 2nd round pick to Minnesota protected for selections 31-45 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston's obligation to Minnesota will be extinguished) [Houston-Minnesota-Philadelphia, 12/19/2014]

2017 second round draft pick from New Orleans
New Orleans' 2017 2nd round pick to Minnesota protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then New Orleans' obligation to Minnesota will be extinguished) [Minnesota-New Orleans, 7/13/2012]

2019 second round draft pick from Miami
Miami's 2019 2nd round pick to Minnesota (via Charlotte) [Charlotte-Miami, 6/26/2014; Charlotte-Minnesota, 2/10/2015]

2015 first round draft pick to Boston
Minnesota's 1st round pick to Boston (via Phoenix) protected for selections 1-12 in 2015 and 1-12 in 2016; if Minnesota has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Boston by 2016, then Minnesota will instead convey its 2016 2nd round pick and 2017 2nd round pick to Boston [Minnesota-New Orleans-Phoenix, 7/27/2012; Boston-Phoenix, 1/9/2015]

2015 second round draft pick to Philadelphia
Minnesota will convey the less favorable of its 2015 2nd round pick and Denver's 2015 2nd round pick to Philadelphia (via Minnesota to Portland to Houston) [Denver-Minnesota-New York, 2/22/2011; Minnesota-Portland, 6/27/2011; Houston-Portland, 7/10/2013; Houston-Philadelphia, 2/19/2015]

2017 first round draft pick to Atlanta
Minnesota's 1st round pick to Atlanta protected for selections in 1-14 in 2017 (conveyable if Minnesota conveys a 1st round pick to Boston in 2015), 1-14 in 2018, 1-14 in 2019 and 1-14 in 2020; if Minnesota has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Atlanta by 2020, then Minnesota will instead convey its 2020 2nd round pick and 2021 2nd round pick to Atlanta [Atlanta-Minnesota, 2/10/2015]

2014-2015 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Robbie Hummel was selected as the #28 pick in the Second Round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Robbie Hummel signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 23, 2013. Robbie Hummel re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 22, 2014.

Zach Lavine was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Zach Lavine signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 7, 2014.

Nikola Pekovic was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 2008 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Nikola Pekovic signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 23, 2010. Nikola Pekovic re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 15, 2013.

Glenn Robinson was selected as the #10 pick in the Second Round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Glenn Robinson signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 16, 2014.

Ricky Rubio was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Ricky Rubio signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on May 30, 2011. Ricky Rubio signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 31, 2014.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Gorgui Dieng, the #21 pick in the First Round of the 2013 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Utah Jazz on June 27, 2013. Gorgui Dieng signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 13, 2013.

Draft Rights to Shabazz Muhammad, the #14 pick in the First Round of the 2013 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Utah Jazz on June 27, 2013. Shabazz Muhammad signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 12, 2013.

Acquired via Trade

Anthony Bennett was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 23, 2014.

Chase Budinger was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Houston Rockets on June 26, 2012. Chase Budinger re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 12, 2013.

Kevin Garnett was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Brooklyn Nets on February 19, 2015.

Kevin Martin was acquired in a sign and trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 11, 2013.

Gary Neal was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Charlotte Hornets on February 10, 2015.

Adreian Payne was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Atlanta Hawks on February 10, 2015.

Andrew Wiggins was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 23, 2014.

Acquired via Free Agency

Lorenzo Brown signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 27, 2015. Lorenzo Brown re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 6, 2015. Lorenzo Brown re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 19, 2015.

2014-2015 Minnesota Timberwolves Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Glen Taylor Owner 1995-1996 N/A
Rob Moor Chief Executive Officer 2004-2005 President (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1994 to 2004)
David Adelman Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Player Development Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2011 to 2013)
Ryan Saunders Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2013 to )
Sam Mitchell Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Toronto Raptors, 2004 to 2009)
Sidney Lowe Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Utah Jazz, 2011 to 2014)
Chris Wright President 2004-2005 Senior Vice President (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1998 to 2004)
Flip Saunders Minority Owner, Head Coach, President of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Head Coach (Washington Wizards, 2009 to 2012)
Rob Babcock VP of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Vice President of Player Personnel (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2006 to 2013)
Milt Newton General Manager 2013-2014 Vice President of Player Personnel (Washington Wizards, 2003 to 2013)
Zarko Durisic Director of Player Personnel 1996-1997 N/A
R.J. Adelman Director of Player Personnel 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2011)
Milton Barnes Scout 2009-2010 Head Coach (Greenville Groove, 2001 to 2002)
Jason Hervey Scout 2014-2015 Director of Player Development (Detroit Pistons, 2013 to 2014)
Pat Zipfel Assistant Coach, Advance Scout 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2010 to 2011)
Derek Pierce Advance Scout 2014-2015 Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2009 to 2014)
Bobby Jackson Player Development Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2011 to 2013)
Gregg Farnam Head Athletic Trainer 2006-2007 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2003 to 2006)