Minnesota Timberwolves Preseason Rosters

2016-2017 Minnesota Timberwolves Preseason Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Cole Aldrich C 6-11 250 6 Kansas 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Nemanja Bjelica PF 6-10 225 1 KK Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Serbia
Rasual Butler GF 6-7 215 13 La Salle 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States
Gorgui Dieng FC 6-11 240 3 Louisville 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 21 Senegal
Kris Dunn SG 6-4 205 0 Providence 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Jordan Hill PF 6-10 240 7 Arizona 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Tyus Jones PG 6-2 195 1 Duke 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
Zach LaVine SG 6-5 185 2 UCLA 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
John Lucas PG 5-11 166 8 Oklahoma State 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Shabazz Muhammad GF 6-6 223 3 UCLA 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
Toure' Murry G 6-5 200 2 Wichita State 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Adreian Payne C 6-10 237 2 Michigan State 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
Ricky Rubio G 6-4 190 5 Divina Seguros Joventut (Spain) 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Spain
Brandon Rush SG 6-6 225 8 Kansas 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 244 1 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Dominican Republic
Andrew Wiggins F 6-8 199 2 Kansas 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada

2016-2017 Preseason Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1 Golden State Warriors 6-1 -
2 Atlanta Hawks 5-2 1
3 Boston Celtics 5-2 1
4 Houston Rockets 5-2 1
5 Minnesota Timberwolves 5-2 1
6 Memphis Grizzlies 4-2 1.5
7 New York Knicks 4-2 1.5
8 Phoenix Suns 4-2 1.5
9 San Antonio Spurs 4-2 1.5
10 Portland Trail Blazers 4-3 2
11 Toronto Raptors 4-3 2
12 Washington Wizards 4-3 2
13 Denver Nuggets 4-4 2.5
14 Miami Heat 4-4 2.5
15 Detroit Pistons 3-3 2.5
16 Indiana Pacers 3-3 2.5
17 Los Angeles Clippers 3-3 2.5
18 Milwaukee Bucks 3-3 2.5
19 Sacramento Kings 3-3 2.5
20 Utah Jazz 3-3 2.5
21 Oklahoma City Thunder 3-3 2.5
22 Charlotte Hornets 3-4 3
23 Chicago Bulls 3-4 3
24 Cleveland Cavaliers 2-4 3.5
25 Dallas Mavericks 2-5 4
26 Orlando Magic 2-5 4
27 Philadelphia Sixers 2-5 4
28 Los Angeles Lakers 2-6 4.5
29 Real Madrid 1-0 2
30 New Orleans Pelicans 1-5 4.5
31 Brooklyn Nets 1-5 4.5
32 FC Barcelona Regal 0-1 3
33 Maccabi Haifa 0-1 3
34 San Lorenzo de Almagro 0-1 3
35 Shanghai Sharks 0-1 3

2016-2017 Minnesota Preseason Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl-Anthony Towns 6 23.6 17.3 9.3 1.8 0.3 0.7 1.8
Andrew Wiggins 4 28.1 17.2 3.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.2
Zach LaVine 6 26.7 15.5 4.3 1.5 0.7 0.3 2.0
Shabazz Muhammad 5 20.4 14.0 3.8 0.2 0.6 0.0 1.4
Nemanja Bjelica 7 23.4 10.9 4.3 1.9 1.1 0.9 2.0
Gorgui Dieng 6 23.2 9.8 6.3 0.8 0.7 2.0 1.5
Brandon Rush 7 21.9 7.1 2.4 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.7
Ricky Rubio 6 22.6 6.8 3.5 5.7 2.3 0.0 1.5
John Lucas 3 16.1 6.7 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.0 1.3
Adreian Payne 5 9.1 4.6 1.8 0.0 0.6 0.2 1.6
Kris Dunn 7 22.8 4.6 3.3 3.9 2.0 0.3 2.6
Tyus Jones 5 10.8 4.2 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.0 1.2
Cole Aldrich 7 19.2 3.0 7.0 0.7 0.7 1.4 1.3
Jordan Hill 5 9.5 2.8 2.6 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.8
Toure' Murry 3 13.0 2.7 2.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.7
Rasual Butler 5 8.7 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

2016-2017 Minnesota Timberwolves Preseason Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minnesota Leaders Opponent Leaders
Oct 8, 2016
@
Miami
W, 100-109 Sprint Center
Preseason
1-0 PTS: 20. K. Towns
REB: 10. K. Towns
AST: 7. Kris Dunn
PTS: 17. H. Whiteside
REB: 12. H. Whiteside
AST: 6. Dion Waiters
Oct 10, 2016
@
Charlotte
L, 98-86 Spectrum Center
Preseason
1-1 PTS: 30. Zach LaVine
REB: 9. Cole Aldrich
AST: 3. Kris Dunn
PTS: 17. F. Kaminsky
REB: 11. S. Hawes
AST: 5. N. Batum
Oct 12, 2016
v.
Denver
W, 105-88 Pinnacle Bank Arena
Preseason
2-1 PTS: 18. K. Towns
REB: 8. K. Towns
AST: 8. Ricky Rubio
PTS: 16. W. Chandler
REB: 7. K. Faried
AST: 3. Axel Toupane
Oct 15, 2016
@
Miami
W, 96-101 KFC Yum! Center
Preseason
3-1 PTS: 23. A. Wiggins
REB: 14. K. Towns
AST: 6. Ricky Rubio
PTS: 15. R. McGruder
REB: 13. Willie Reed
AST: 6. B. Weber
Oct 16, 2016
@
Oklahoma City
L, 112-94 Chesapeake Energy Arena
Preseason
3-2 PTS: 18. John Lucas
REB: 6. Cole Aldrich
AST: 6. Kris Dunn
PTS: 26. R. Westbrook
REB: 11. Steven Adams
AST: 10. R. Westbrook
Oct 19, 2016
v.
Memphis
W, 101-94 Target Center
Preseason
4-2 PTS: 31. K. Towns
REB: 11. Gorgui Dieng
AST: 7. Ricky Rubio
PTS: 17. Wayne Selden
REB: 9. Z. Randolph
AST: 3. Wayne Selden
Oct 21, 2016
v.
Charlotte
W, 109-74 Target Center
Preseason
5-2 PTS: 17. S. Muhammad
REB: 10. Cole Aldrich
AST: 6. Ricky Rubio
PTS: 10. M. Belinelli
REB: 9. Jeremy Lamb
AST: 2. Kemba Walker