Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Rosters

2018-2019 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
33 Keita Bates-Diop SF 6-9 223 0 Ohio State 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States RFA-2021
8 Jerryd Bayless G 6-3 210 10 Arizona 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States UFA-2019
6 Robert Covington F 6-9 225 5 Tennessee State 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2022
55 Mitchell Creek G 6-5 216 0 Adelaide (Australia) 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia RFA-2019
9 Luol Deng GF 6-9 220 14 Duke 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 7 England / South Sudan UFA-2019
5 Gorgui Dieng FC 6-11 240 5 Louisville 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 21 Senegal UFA-2021
67 Taj Gibson F 6-9 236 9 USC 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States UFA-2019
1 Tyus Jones PG 6-2 195 3 Duke 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States RFA-2019
20 Josh Okogie SG 6-5 211 0 Georgia Tech 2018 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Nigeria / United States TO-2020; TO-2020; RFA-2022
13 Cam Reynolds F 6-8 225 0 Tulane 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2021
25 Derrick Rose PG 6-3 190 10 Memphis 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States UFA-2019
36 Dario Saric SF 6-10 250 2 KK Cibona (Croatia) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 12 Croatia RFA-2020
0 Jeff Teague PG 6-2 186 9 Wake Forest 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States UFA-2020
3 Jared Terrell SG 6-3 215 0 Rhode Island 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2019
43 Anthony Tolliver PF 6-8 240 11 Creighton 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2019
32 Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 244 3 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Dominican Republic UFA-2024
22 Andrew Wiggins F 6-8 199 4 Kansas 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada UFA-2023
12 C.J. Williams SG 6-5 230 1 NC State 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2019
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2018-2019 Minnesota Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Teague J. Okogie A. Wiggins T. Gibson K. Towns
Rotation T. Jones D. Rose R. Covington D. Saric G. Dieng
Rotation J. Bayless M. Creek L. Deng A. Tolliver  
Rotation     K. Bates-Diop    
Rotation     C. Reynolds    
Lim PT J. Terrell C. Williams      

Minnesota Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Bojan Dubljevic FC 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 29 Montenegro
Paulao Prestes C 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 15 Brazil
Henk Norel C 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
Aaron Brooks G (U) Non-Bird United States

2018-2019 Minnesota Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Karl-Anthony Towns Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2019)
Josh Okogie Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2019)

2018-2019 Minnesota Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl-Anthony Towns 77 33.0 24.4 12.4 3.4 0.9 1.6 3.1
Andrew Wiggins 73 34.8 18.1 4.8 2.5 1.0 0.7 1.9
Derrick Rose 51 27.3 18.0 2.7 4.3 0.6 0.2 1.6
Taj Gibson 70 24.1 10.8 6.5 1.2 0.8 0.6 1.0
Dario Saric 68 23.9 10.5 5.5 1.5 0.6 0.1 1.1
Josh Okogie 74 23.7 7.7 2.9 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.9
Jeff Teague 42 30.1 12.1 2.5 8.2 1.0 0.4 2.3
Gorgui Dieng 76 13.6 6.4 4.1 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.8
Tyus Jones 68 22.9 6.9 2.0 4.8 1.2 0.1 0.7
Anthony Tolliver 65 16.6 5.0 2.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.6
Robert Covington 22 34.7 14.5 5.7 1.5 2.3 1.1 1.1
Jimmy Butler 10 36.1 21.3 5.2 4.3 2.4 1.0 1.4
Jerryd Bayless 34 19.3 6.1 1.8 3.5 0.5 0.1 0.9
Luol Deng 22 17.8 7.1 3.3 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.6
Keita Bates-Diop 30 16.8 5.0 2.8 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5
Cam Reynolds 19 13.7 5.0 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.3
C.J. Williams 15 8.5 2.6 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.3
Isaiah Canaan 7 13.5 4.7 0.7 2.7 0.3 0.1 0.6
Jared Terrell 14 7.9 2.2 0.4 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.7
James Nunnally 13 4.9 2.1 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1
Mitchell Creek 1 11.5 6.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Free Agent Details

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Luol Deng (UFA)
Anthony Tolliver (UFA)
Derrick Rose (UFA)
Jerryd Bayless (UFA)
Taj Gibson (UFA)
C.J. Williams (RFA)
Tyus Jones (RFA)
Jared Terrell (RFA)
Mitchell Creek (RFA)
Jeff Teague (UFA)
Dario Saric (RFA)
Josh Okogie (TO)
Gorgui Dieng (UFA)
Cam Reynolds (UFA)
Keita Bates-Diop (RFA)
Robert Covington (UFA)
Josh Okogie (RFA)
Andrew Wiggins (UFA)
Karl-Anthony Towns (UFA)

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2019OwnTo SAC (via CLE to POR); MIA (via CHA)
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn; more favorable of PHL and DEN (via MIN swap of PHL for DEN)
2023OwnOwn
2024OwnOwn
2025OwnOwn

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

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]

2022 second round draft pick from Philadelphia or Denver (more favorable)
Minnesota will receive the more favorable of Philadelphia's 2022 2nd round pick and Denver's 2022 2nd round pick and Denver will receive the less favorable of these two picks (via Minnesota's right to swap Philadelphia for Denver) [Denver-Philadelphia, 7/6/2018; Minnesota-Philadelphia, 11/12/2018]

2019 second round draft pick to Sacramento
Minnesota's 2019 2nd round pick to Sacramento (via Cleveland to Portland) [Cleveland-Minnesota, 6/25/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015; Portland-Sacramento, 6/21/2018]

2018-2019 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Keita Bates-Diop was selected as the #18 pick in the Second Round of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Keita Bates-Diop signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 6, 2018.

Josh Okogie was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Josh Okogie signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 2, 2018.

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. Karl-Anthony Towns signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 23, 2018.

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. Gorgui Dieng signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 31, 2016.

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.

Acquired via Trade

Jerryd Bayless was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Philadelphia Sixers on November 12, 2018.

Robert Covington was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Philadelphia Sixers on November 12, 2018.

Dario Saric was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Philadelphia Sixers on November 12, 2018.

Andrew Wiggins was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 23, 2014. Andrew Wiggins signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 11, 2017.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mitchell Creek signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 30, 2019. Mitchell Creek re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 9, 2019.

Luol Deng signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 10, 2018.

Taj Gibson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 10, 2017.

Cam Reynolds signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 27, 2019. Cam Reynolds re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 9, 2019. Cam Reynolds re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 19, 2019.

Derrick Rose signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 8, 2018. Derrick Rose re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 2, 2018.

Jeff Teague signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 10, 2017.

Anthony Tolliver signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 7, 2018.

2018-2019 Minnesota Timberwolves Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Glen Taylor Owner 1995-1996 N/A
Ethan Casson Chief Executive Officer 2016-2017 N/A
Pete Stene Chief Financial Officer 2017-2018 N/A
Mike Grahl Chief Marketing Officer 2018-2019 Vice President of Digital Platforms (Milwaukee Bucks, 2013 to 2018)
Ryan Tanke Chief Revenue Officer 2018-2019 N/A
Suzanne Spellacy General Counsel 2018-2019 N/A
Tom Thibodeau Head Coach, President of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (2013 to 2014)
Ryan Saunders Head Coach, Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Washington Wizards, 2009 to 2014)
Andy Greer Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Toronto Raptors, 2015 to 2016)
Ed Pinckney Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2015 to 2016)
Larry Greer Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Advance Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2017 to 2018)
Malik Allen Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Gersson Rosas President of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2017 to 2019)
Scott Layden General Manager 2015-2016 Assistant General Manager (San Antonio Spurs, 2012 to 2016)
Noah Croom Assistant General Manager 2016-2017 N/A
Zarko Durisic Director of International Scouting 2013-2014 Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1996 to 2016)
Steve Molina Video Coordinator 2017-2018 N/A
Clayton Wilson Equipment Manager 1992-1993 Game Presentation Assistant (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1989 to 1992)
Drew Nicholas Scout 2016-2017 N/A
Jim Eyen Scout 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2014 to 2016)
Chris Gilmartin Scout 2018-2019 Director of Player Personnel (Milwaukee Bucks, 2014 to 2018)
Conner Henry Scout 2018-2019 Head Coach (South Bay Lakers, 2015 to 2016)
Pete Mickeal Scout 2018-2019 N/A
Rafer Alston Scout 2018-2019 N/A
Tim Buckley Scout 2018-2019 Associate Head Coach (Indiana, 2008 to 2017)
Todd Checovich Scout 2018-2019 Basketball Operations Manager (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2016 to 2018)
Pat Zipfel Advance Scout 2018-2019 Head Coach (Mansfield, 2015 to 2018)
Andrew Novak Basketball Operations Associate 2018-2019 N/A
Brian Pauga Director of Player Personnel 2016-2017 General Manager (Austin Spurs, 2013 to 2017)
Emmanuel Rohan Director of Basketball Administration 2016-2017 Basketball Administration Manager (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2010 to 2016)
John Lucas III Player Development Coach 2017-2018 N/A
Gregg Farnam VP of Player Care, Head Athletic Trainer 2000-2001 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1997 to 2000)
Tony Pressley Assistant Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 N/A