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2008-2009 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
52 Calvin Booth C 6-11 230 9 Penn State 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
13 Corey Brewer GF 6-9 185 1 Florida 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
1 Bobby Brown PG 6-2 175 0 Cal State Fullerton 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Brian Cardinal PF 6-8 245 8 Purdue 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
10 Rodney Carney F 6-7 205 2 Memphis 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
34 Jason Collins C 7-0 255 7 Stanford 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
4 Randy Foye G 6-4 213 2 Villanova 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
8 Ryan Gomes F 6-7 245 3 Providence 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
25 Al Jefferson FC 6-10 289 4 Prentiss High School (Mississippi) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
42 Kevin Love FC 6-10 243 0 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
35 Mark Madsen C-F 6-9 240 8 Stanford 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States
1 Rashad McCants G 6-4 207 3 North Carolina 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
33 Mike Miller GF 6-8 218 8 Florida 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
12 Kevin Ollie G 6-4 195 12 Connecticut 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
4 Oleksiy Pecherov C 7-0 232 1 Paris Basket Racing (France) 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 18 Ukraine
5 Craig Smith PF 6-7 250 2 Boston College 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
  Darius Songaila PF 6-8 248 5 Wake Forest 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 21 Lithuania
3 Sebastian Telfair PG 6-0 170 4 Abraham Lincoln High School (New York) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Etan Thomas C 6-9 256 8 Syracuse 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
23 Shelden Williams PF 6-9 250 2 Duke 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States

Minnesota Depth Chart Historical Minnesota Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S S. Telfair
9.8p 1.7r 4.6a
Randy Foye
16.3p 3.1r 4.3a
Mike Miller
9.9p 6.6r 4.5a
Ryan Gomes
13.3p 4.8r 1.6a
Al Jefferson
23.1p 11.0r 1.6a
R Kevin Ollie
4.0p 1.5r 2.3a
Rodney Carney
7.2p 1.9r 0.4a
Corey Brewer
6.2p 3.3r 1.7a
Kevin Love
11.1p 9.1r 1.0a
S. Williams
4.9p 5.0r 0.3a
R Bobby Brown
5.5p 0.8r 1.4a
 
 
 
 
Craig Smith
10.1p 3.8r 1.1a
Jason Collins
1.8p 2.3r 0.4a
R  
 
 
 
 
 
Brian Cardinal
3.0p 2.2r 1.2a
 
 
L  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mark Madsen
0.3p 0.9r 0.2a

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


Northwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Denver Nuggets54-28-
2Portland Trail Blazers54-280
3Utah Jazz48-346
4Minnesota Timberwolves24-5830
5Oklahoma City Thunder23-5931

Minnesota Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Al Jefferson Player Of The Week (01/05/09)
Kevin Love All-Rookie Second Team (2009)
Kevin Love Rookie Of The Month (Mar 09)

Minnesota Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Al Jefferson 50 36.7 23.1 11.0 1.6 0.8 1.7 1.8
Randy Foye 70 35.6 16.3 3.1 4.3 1.0 0.4 2.1
Ryan Gomes 82 31.9 13.3 4.8 1.6 0.8 0.3 1.6
Kevin Love 81 25.3 11.1 9.1 1.0 0.4 0.6 1.5
Craig Smith 74 19.7 10.1 3.8 1.1 0.4 0.3 1.4
Mike Miller 73 32.3 9.9 6.6 4.5 0.4 0.4 2.0
Sebastian Telfair 75 27.9 9.8 1.7 4.6 1.0 0.2 1.9
Rashad McCants 34 18.7 9.1 1.9 0.9 0.8 0.2 1.3
Rodney Carney 67 17.9 7.2 1.9 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.6
Corey Brewer 15 20.5 6.2 3.3 1.7 1.0 0.2 0.9
Bobby Brown 21 12.2 5.5 0.8 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.8
Shelden Williams 15 13.8 4.9 5.0 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.5
Kevin Ollie 50 17.0 4.0 1.5 2.3 0.4 0.1 0.7
Brian Cardinal 64 14.2 3.0 2.2 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.8
Jason Collins 31 13.6 1.8 2.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4
Mark Madsen 19 6.1 0.3 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Calvin Booth 1 0.7 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Minnesota Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Corey Brewer was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Corey Brewer signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 5, 2007.

Craig Smith was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Craig Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 30, 2006. Craig Smith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 17, 2008.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Randy Foye, the #7 pick in the First Round of the 2006 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Portland Trail Blazers on June 28, 2006. Randy Foye signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 1, 2006.

Draft Rights to Kevin Love, the #5 pick in the First Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Memphis Grizzlies on June 26, 2008. Kevin Love signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 10, 2008.

Acquired via Trade

Bobby Brown was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Sacramento Kings on February 19, 2009.

Brian Cardinal was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Memphis Grizzlies on June 26, 2008.

Rodney Carney was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Philadelphia Sixers on July 9, 2008.

Jason Collins was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Memphis Grizzlies on June 26, 2008.

Ryan Gomes was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Boston Celtics on July 31, 2007. Ryan Gomes re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 29, 2008.

Al Jefferson was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Boston Celtics on July 31, 2007. Al Jefferson signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 31, 2007.

Mike Miller was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Memphis Grizzlies on June 26, 2008.

Sebastian Telfair was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Boston Celtics on July 31, 2007. Sebastian Telfair re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 23, 2008.

Shelden Williams was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Sacramento Kings on February 19, 2009.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mark Madsen signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 28, 2003. Mark Madsen re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 2, 2005.

Kevin Ollie signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 29, 2008.

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)
Kevin McHale VP of Basketball Operations, General Manager, Head Coach 1995-1996 Assistant General Manager (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1994 to 1995)
Jim Stack General Manager 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (Indiana Pacers, 2000 to 2001)
Fred Hoiberg Assistant General Manager 2006-2007 N/A
Rob Babcock VP of Player Personnel 2006-2007 General Manager (Toronto Raptors, 2004 to 2006)
Randy Wittman Head Coach 2006-2007 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2005 to 2006)
Ed Pinckney Assistant Coach 2007-2008 N/A
Jerry Sichting Assistant Coach, Director of Player Personnel 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1996 to 2004)
Pete Philo Director of International Scouting 2006-2007 N/A
Zarko Durisic Director of Player Personnel 1996-1997 N/A
Gregg Farnam Head Athletic Trainer 2006-2007 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2003 to 2006)