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2014-2015 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
11 J.J. Barea G 6-0 175 8 Northeastern 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted Puerto Rico / United States UFA-2015
  Anthony Bennett PF 6-8 243 1 UNLV 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada TO-2015; TO-2016; RFA-2017
13 Corey Brewer GF 6-9 185 7 Florida 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States PO-2015; UFA-2016
10 Chase Budinger GF 6-7 218 5 Arizona 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States PO-2015; UFA-2016
5 Gorgui Dieng FC 6-11 245 1 Louisville 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 21 Senegal TO-2015; TO-2016; RFA-2017
6 Robbie Hummel F 6-8 220 1 Purdue 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States RFA-2015
  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 6-7 187 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-2015; TO-2016; RFA-2017
14 Nikola Pekovic PF 6-11 290 4 Panathinaikos (Greece) 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Montenegro UFA-2018
9 Ricky Rubio G 6-4 180 3 FIATC Joventut Badalona (Spain) 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Spain RFA-2015
32 Ronny Turiaf FC 6-10 241 9 Gonzaga 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 7 France UFA-2015
  Andrew Wiggins F 6-8 194 0 Kansas 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
  Mo Williams G 6-1 195 11 Alabama 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States UFA-2015
  Thaddeus Young F 6-8 230 7 Georgia Tech 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States ETO-2015; UFA-2016

Minnesota Depth Chart Historical Minnesota Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Ricky Rubio
9.5p 4.2r 8.6a
Kevin Martin
19.1p 3.0r 1.8a
Corey Brewer
12.3p 2.6r 1.7a
Thaddeus Young
17.9p 6.0r 2.3a
Nikola Pekovic
17.5p 8.7r 0.9a
R Mo Williams
9.7p 2.1r 4.3a
Chase Budinger
6.7p 2.5r 0.8a
Robbie Hummel
3.4p 2.5r 0.4a
A. Bennett
4.2p 3.0r 0.3a
Ronny Turiaf
4.8p 5.6r 0.8a
R J.J. Barea
8.4p 1.9r 3.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gorgui Dieng
4.8p 5.0r 0.6a
L  
 
Zach Lavine
0.0p 0.0r 0.0a
S. Muhammad
3.9p 1.4r 0.2a
 
 
 
 
L  
 
 
 
Andrew Wiggins
0.0p 0.0r 0.0a
 
 
 
 

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Minnesota Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Glenn Robinson III SF 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
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

Minnesota Free Agent Rights Retained

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

Minnesota Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
No Awards Won This Season

Minnesota Future Free Agent Details

2015 2016 2017 2018
Corey Brewer (PO)
Ronny Turiaf (UFA)
Mo Williams (UFA)
J.J. Barea (UFA)
Ricky Rubio (RFA)
Chase Budinger (PO)
Robbie Hummel (RFA)
Gorgui Dieng (TO)
Shabazz Muhammad (TO)
Anthony Bennett (TO)
Thaddeus Young (ETO)
Thaddeus Young (UFA)
Kevin Martin (PO)
Andrew Wiggins (TO)
Zach Lavine (TO)
Gorgui Dieng (TO)
Shabazz Muhammad (TO)
Anthony Bennett (TO)
Gorgui Dieng (RFA)
Shabazz Muhammad (RFA)
Anthony Bennett (RFA)
Andrew Wiggins (TO)
Zach Lavine (TO)
Nikola Pekovic (UFA)
Andrew Wiggins (RFA)
Zach Lavine (RFA)

Minnesota Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20151-12 Own; 13-30 to PHXMore favorable of MIN and DEN then other to HOU (via MIN to POR)
20161-12 Own; 13-30 to PHX if not already settledOwn (via NOP) or to PHX if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to PHX by 2016
2017OwnOwn or to PHX if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to PHX by 2016; NOP 56-60
2018OwnOwn
2019OwnOwn
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn

Minnesota 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 Houston (via Portland) (see Minnesota Debits)

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]

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

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

Minnesota 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.

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.

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

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

Thaddeus Young was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Philadelphia Sixers on August 23, 2014.

Acquired via Free Agency

J.J. Barea signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 16, 2011.

Corey Brewer signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 12, 2013.

Ronny Turiaf signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 17, 2013.

Mo Williams signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 29, 2014.

Minnesota 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)
Chris Wright President 2004-2005 Senior Vice President (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1998 to 2004)
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)
Jack Sikma Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2011)
Pat Zipfel Assistant Coach, Advance Scout 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2010 to 2011)
T.R. Dunn Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2011)
Terry Porter Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Head Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2008 to 2009)
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 )
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)
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)
Derek Pierce Scout 2009-2010 N/A
Milton Barnes Scout 2009-2010 Head Coach (Greenville Groove, 2001 to 2002)
Flip Saunders Head Coach, President of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Head Coach (Washington Wizards, 2009 to 2012)