Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Rosters

2017-2018 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
45 Cole Aldrich C 6-11 250 7 Kansas 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
88 Nemanja Bjelica PF 6-10 225 2 KK Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Serbia
30 Aaron Brooks G 6-0 161 9 Oregon 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
3 Anthony Brown GF 6-7 210 2 Stanford 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
23 Jimmy Butler GF 6-7 231 6 Marquette 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States
11 Jamal Crawford SG 6-5 195 17 Michigan 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
5 Gorgui Dieng FC 6-11 240 4 Louisville 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 21 Senegal
13 Marcus Georges-Hunt G 6-5 215 1 Georgia Tech 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
67 Taj Gibson F 6-9 236 8 USC 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
10 Amile Jefferson PF 6-9 224 0 Duke 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
1 Tyus Jones PG 6-2 195 2 Duke 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
15 Shabazz Muhammad GF 6-6 223 4 UCLA 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
24 Justin Patton C 7-0 230 0 Creighton 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
25 Derrick Rose PG 6-3 190 9 Memphis 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
0 Jeff Teague PG 6-2 186 8 Wake Forest 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
32 Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 244 2 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Dominican Republic
22 Andrew Wiggins F 6-8 199 3 Kansas 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Canada
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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       G. Dieng
Lim PT         J. Patton

2017-2018 Northwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Portland Trail Blazers49-33-
2Oklahoma City Thunder48-341
3Utah Jazz48-341
4Minnesota Timberwolves47-352
5Denver Nuggets46-363

2017-2018 Minnesota Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Karl-Anthony Towns All-NBA Third Team (2018)
Jimmy Butler All-NBA Third Team (2018)
Karl-Anthony Towns Player Of The Week (11/20/17)
Jimmy Butler All-NBA Defensive Second Team (2018)
Jimmy Butler Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2018)
Karl-Anthony Towns Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2018)
Jamal Crawford Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year (2018)

2017-2018 Minnesota Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl-Anthony Towns 82 35.6 21.3 12.3 2.4 0.8 1.4 1.9
Andrew Wiggins 82 36.3 17.7 4.4 2.0 1.1 0.6 1.7
Jimmy Butler 59 36.7 22.2 5.3 4.9 2.0 0.4 1.8
Taj Gibson 82 33.3 12.2 7.1 1.2 0.8 0.7 1.1
Jeff Teague 70 33.0 14.2 3.0 7.0 1.5 0.3 2.5
Jamal Crawford 80 20.7 10.3 1.2 2.3 0.5 0.1 1.2
Gorgui Dieng 79 16.9 5.9 4.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.7
Nemanja Bjelica 67 20.5 6.8 4.1 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.8
Tyus Jones 82 17.9 5.1 1.6 2.8 1.2 0.1 0.7
Shabazz Muhammad 32 9.4 3.8 1.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Aaron Brooks 32 5.9 2.3 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.3
Marcus Georges-Hunt 42 5.3 1.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
Derrick Rose 9 12.4 5.8 0.7 1.2 0.4 0.0 0.8
Cole Aldrich 21 2.3 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Anthony Brown 1 3.7 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Justin Patton 1 3.7 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

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 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.

Amile Jefferson signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 11, 2018.

Derrick Rose signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 8, 2018.

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
Pete Stene Chief Financial Officer 2017-2018 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