Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Rosters

2017-2018 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
45 Cole Aldrich C 6-11 250 7 Kansas 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States UFA-2019
88 Nemanja Bjelica PF 6-10 225 2 KK Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Serbia RFA-2018
30 Aaron Brooks G 6-0 161 9 Oregon 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States UFA-2018
3 Anthony Brown GF 6-7 210 2 Stanford 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States N/A
23 Jimmy Butler GF 6-7 231 6 Marquette 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
11 Jamal Crawford SG 6-5 195 17 Michigan 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States PO-2018; UFA-2019
5 Gorgui Dieng FC 6-11 240 4 Louisville 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 21 Senegal UFA-2021
13 Marcus Georges-Hunt G 6-5 215 1 Georgia Tech 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2018
67 Taj Gibson F 6-9 236 8 USC 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States UFA-2019
1 Tyus Jones PG 6-2 195 2 Duke 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States RFA-2019
15 Shabazz Muhammad GF 6-6 223 4 UCLA 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States PO-2018; UFA-2019
24 Justin Patton C 7-0 230 0 Creighton 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States TO-2019; TO-2020; RFA-2021
0 Jeff Teague PG 6-2 186 8 Wake Forest 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
32 Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 244 2 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Dominican Republic RFA-2019
22 Andrew Wiggins F 6-8 199 3 Kansas 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada UFA-2023
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2017-2018 Minnesota Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Teague J. Butler A. Wiggins T. Gibson K. Towns
Rotation T. Jones J. Crawford S. Muhammad N. Bjelica G. Dieng
Lim PT A. Brooks M. Georges-Hunt A. Brown   C. Aldrich
Lim PT         J. Patton

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

2017-2018 Minnesota Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl-Anthony Towns 15 34.2 21.1 11.5 1.3 0.7 1.7 1.9
Andrew Wiggins 15 35.8 18.9 4.3 1.7 1.3 0.5 1.9
Jeff Teague 15 33.2 13.9 3.1 7.5 1.7 0.3 3.5
Jimmy Butler 13 36.1 15.8 5.3 4.7 1.8 0.2 2.2
Taj Gibson 15 30.7 10.1 7.9 1.3 1.0 0.5 1.3
Jamal Crawford 15 18.3 9.1 1.1 2.3 0.9 0.1 1.5
Nemanja Bjelica 15 15.8 7.6 3.1 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.8
Gorgui Dieng 12 15.4 6.7 4.8 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.9
Shabazz Muhammad 15 13.2 4.3 1.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
Tyus Jones 15 14.5 3.0 1.5 2.3 0.5 0.0 0.7
Aaron Brooks 6 2.3 2.2 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
Marcus Georges-Hunt 7 1.8 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Cole Aldrich 4 2.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Free Agent Details

2018 2019 2021 2020 2023
Aaron Brooks (UFA)
Jamal Crawford (PO)
Shabazz Muhammad (PO)
Nemanja Bjelica (UFA)
Marcus Georges-Hunt (RFA)
Jeff Teague (PO)
Taj Gibson (UFA)
Cole Aldrich (UFA)
Jimmy Butler (PO)
Tyus Jones (RFA)
Karl-Anthony Towns (RFA)
Justin Patton (TO)
Gorgui Dieng (UFA)
Justin Patton (RFA)
Justin Patton (TO)
Andrew Wiggins (UFA)

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20181-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL; OKC 15-30 (via UTH)Own
20191-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL if not already settled; OKC 15-30 (via UTH) if not already settledMore favorable of MIN (via CLE) and LAL (via IND to CLE) to POR then other to ATL (via CLE); MIA (via CHA)
20201-14 Own; 15-30 to ATL if not already settled; OKC 15-30 (via UTH) if not already settledTo ATL if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020; OKC (via UTH) if OKC has not conveyed 1st round pick to MIN by 2020
2021OwnTo ATL if MIN has not conveyed 1st round pick to ATL by 2020; OKC (via UTH) if OKC has not conveyed 1st round pick to MIN by 2020
2022OwnOwn
2023OwnOwn
2024OwnOwn

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2018 first round draft pick from Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City's 1st round pick to Minnesota (via Utah) protected for selections 1-14 in 2018, 1-14 in 2019 and 1-14 in 2020; if Oklahoma City has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Minnesota by 2020, then Oklahoma City will instead convey its 2020 2nd round pick and 2021 2nd round pick to Minnesota [Detroit-Oklahoma City-Utah, 2/19/2015; Minnesota-Utah, 6/30/2017]

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]

2018 first round draft pick to Atlanta
Minnesota's 1st round pick to Atlanta protected for selections 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 or Cleveland
Portland will receive the more favorable of Minnesota's 2019 2nd round pick (via Cleveland) and the L.A. Lakers' 2019 2nd round pick (via Indiana to Cleveland) and Atlanta will receive the less favorable of these two picks (via Cleveland) [Cleveland-Minnesota, 6/25/2015; Indiana-L.A. Lakers, 7/9/2015; Cleveland-Indiana, 7/23/2015; Cleveland-Portland, 7/27/2015; Atlanta-Cleveland, 10/14/2017]

2017-2018 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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. 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.

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. Shabazz Muhammad re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 14, 2017.

Draft Rights to Justin Patton, the #16 pick in the First Round of the 2017 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Chicago Bulls on June 22, 2017. Justin Patton signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 4, 2017.

Acquired via Trade

Jimmy Butler was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Chicago Bulls on June 22, 2017.

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

Cole Aldrich signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 12, 2016.

Aaron Brooks signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 21, 2017.

Jamal Crawford signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 19, 2017.

Marcus Georges-Hunt signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 10, 2017.

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

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

2017-2018 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
Tom Thibodeau Head Coach, President of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (2013 to )
Ryan Saunders 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)
Rick Brunson Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Charlotte Hornets, 2012 to 2013)
Chris Wright President 2004-2005 Senior Vice President (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1998 to 2004)
Scott Layden General Manager 2015-2016 Assistant General Manager (San Antonio Spurs, 2012 to )
Noah Croom Assistant General Manager 2016-2017 N/A
R.J. Adelman Director of Player Personnel 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2007 to 2011)
Brian Pauga Director of Player Personnel 2016-2017 General Manager (Austin Spurs, 2013 to 2017)
Zarko Durisic Director of International Scouting 2013-2014 Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1996 to 2016)
Steve Molina Video Coordinator 2017-2018 N/A
Drew Nicholas Scout 2016-2017 N/A
Jim Eyen Scout 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2014 to 2016)
Jim Todd Scout 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 2011 to 2014)
John Carideo Scout 2016-2017 Scout (New Orleans Pelicans, 2014 to 2016)
Larry Greer Advance Scout 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Arizona State, 2012 to 2015)
Bobby Jackson Player Development Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2011 to 2013)
Vince Legarza Player Development Coach 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2015 to 2016)
John Lucas III Player Development Coach 2017-2018 N/A
Gregg Farnam Head Athletic Trainer 2000-2001 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1997 to 2000)
Dave Crewe Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Pierre Nesbit Assistant Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A