Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 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 2 UNLV 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada TO-2016; RFA-2017
  Nemanja Bjelica PF 6-10 225 0 KK Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Serbia RFA-2018
7 Lorenzo Brown SG 6-5 175 2 North Carolina State 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States RFA-2016
5 Gorgui Dieng FC 6-11 238 2 Louisville 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 21 Senegal TO-2016; RFA-2017
21 Kevin Garnett PF 6-11 253 20 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States UFA-2017
1 Tyus Jones PG 6-2 180 0 Duke 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States TO-2017; TO-2018; RFA-2019
8 Zach LaVine SG 6-5 180 1 UCLA 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
23 Kevin Martin SG 6-7 197 11 Western Carolina 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017
15 Shabazz Muhammad GF 6-6 222 2 UCLA 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States TO-2016; RFA-2017
3 Adreian Payne C 6-10 245 1 Michigan State 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
14 Nikola Pekovic PF 6-11 285 5 Panathinaikos (Greece) 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Montenegro UFA-2018
9 Ricky Rubio G 6-4 185 4 FIATC Joventut Badalona (Spain) 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Spain UFA-2019
  Damjan Rudez SF 6-10 200 1 KK Cedevita (Croatia) 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted Croatia RFA-2016; TO-2016; RFA-2017
32 Karl-Anthony Towns C 6-11 250 0 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Dominican Republic TO-2017; TO-2018; RFA-2019
22 Andrew Wiggins F 6-8 194 1 Kansas 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018

2015-2016 Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Rubio K. Martin A. Wiggins A. Payne G. Dieng
Rotation Z. LaVine L. Brown S. Muhammad K. Garnett N. Pekovic
Rotation     D. Rudez A. Bennett  
Lim PT T. Jones     N. Bjelica K. Towns

Timberwolves Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Bojan Dubljevic PF 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 29 Montenegro
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
Justin Hamilton C (U) Early Bird United States
Robbie Hummel F (U) Early Bird United States
Arinze Onuaku PF (U) Non-Bird United States
Othyus Jeffers GF (U) Non-Bird United States

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Free Agent Details

2016 2017 2018 2019
Kevin Martin (PO)
Lorenzo Brown (RFA)
Damjan Rudez (TO)
Adreian Payne (TO)
Gorgui Dieng (TO)
Shabazz Muhammad (TO)
Anthony Bennett (TO)
Andrew Wiggins (TO)
Zach LaVine (TO)
Kevin Garnett (UFA)
Tyus Jones (TO)
Karl-Anthony Towns (TO)
Damjan Rudez (RFA)
Gorgui Dieng (RFA)
Shabazz Muhammad (RFA)
Anthony Bennett (RFA)
Adreian Payne (TO)
Andrew Wiggins (TO)
Zach LaVine (TO)
Nikola Pekovic (UFA)
Nemanja Bjelica (RFA)
Adreian Payne (RFA)
Andrew Wiggins (RFA)
Zach LaVine (RFA)
Tyus Jones (TO)
Karl-Anthony Towns (TO)
Ricky Rubio (UFA)
Tyus Jones (RFA)
Karl-Anthony Towns (RFA)

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20161-12 Own; 13-30 to BOS (via PHX)To BOS (via PHX) if MIN does not convey 1st round pick to BOS in 2016; HOU 46-60
2017OwnTo BOS (via PHX) if MIN does not convey 1st round pick to BOS in 2016; NOP 56-60
20181-14 Own; 15-30 to ATLOwn
20191-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL if not already settledMore favorable of MIN (via CLE) and LAL (via IND to CLE) to POR then other to CLE; 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
2022OwnOwn

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Traded Pick Details

Credits Debits

2015 second round draft pick from Sacramento
Sacramento's 2015 2nd round pick to Minnesota (via Houston) [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]

2016 first round draft pick to Boston
Minnesota's 2016 1st round pick to Boston (via Phoenix) protected for selections 1-12; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, 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]

2018 first round draft pick to Atlanta
Minnesota's 1st round pick to Atlanta protected for selections in 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]

2019 second round draft pick to Portland
Portland will receive the more favorable of the L.A. Lakers' 2019 2nd round pick (via Indiana to Cleveland) and Minnesota's 2019 2nd round pick (via Cleveland) and Cleveland will receive the less favorable of these two picks [Cleveland-Minnesota, 6/25/2015; Indiana-L.A. Lakers, 7/9/2015; Cleveland-Indiana, 7/23/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2019 second round draft pick from L.A. Lakers" on Portland Credits

2015-2016 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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.

Karl-Anthony Towns was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Karl-Anthony Towns signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 6, 2015.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Nemanja Bjelica, the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 2010 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Washington Wizards on June 24, 2010. Nemanja Bjelica signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 13, 2015.

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 Tyus Jones, the #24 pick in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 25, 2015. Tyus Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 2, 2015.

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.

Kevin Garnett was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Brooklyn Nets on February 19, 2015. Kevin Garnett re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 10, 2015.

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

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

Damjan Rudez was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Indiana Pacers on July 12, 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.

2015-2016 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 (Washington Wizards, 2009 to 2014)
Sam Mitchell Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 2010 to 2011)
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 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)
R.J. Adelman Director of Player Personnel 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2007 to 2011)
Zarko Durisic Director of International Scouting, Scout 1996-1997 N/A
Milton Barnes Scout 2009-2010 Head Coach (Greenville Groove, 2001 to 2002)
Calvin Booth Scout 2013-2014 Scout (New Orleans Pelicans, 2012 to 2013)
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 2000-2001 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1997 to 2000)
Dave Crewe Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A