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
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
7 James Nunnally F 6-7 220 1 UC Santa Barbara 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2020
20 Josh Okogie SG 6-5 211 0 Georgia Tech 2018 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Nigeria / United States TO-2020; TO-2021; RFA-2022
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 PO-2019; 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 D. Rose A. Wiggins T. Gibson K. Towns
Rotation T. Jones J. Okogie R. Covington D. Saric G. Dieng
Rotation       A. Tolliver  
Lim PT J. Terrell C. Williams J. Nunnally L. Deng  
Lim PT   J. Bayless K. Bates-Diop    

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 Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Karl-Anthony Towns 16 33.6 20.2 11.7 2.1 0.9 2.0 3.6
Derrick Rose 14 30.2 19.0 3.8 4.9 0.6 0.2 2.1
Jimmy Butler 10 36.1 21.3 5.2 4.3 2.4 1.0 1.4
Andrew Wiggins 12 33.6 17.7 4.2 2.3 1.8 0.7 1.6
Taj Gibson 16 27.5 11.4 6.9 1.6 1.1 0.8 0.9
Jeff Teague 10 32.1 14.0 2.2 8.0 1.2 0.3 2.1
Josh Okogie 14 23.3 8.0 3.9 1.1 1.0 0.4 1.2
Gorgui Dieng 16 13.5 5.9 4.4 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.8
Anthony Tolliver 14 19.1 5.6 2.8 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.7
Tyus Jones 15 18.8 4.7 1.5 2.9 1.1 0.1 0.6
Robert Covington 2 32.3 13.5 6.0 1.0 2.5 0.5 1.0
Dario Saric 2 23.6 9.0 5.0 1.5 1.5 0.5 2.0
James Nunnally 6 6.6 2.7 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2
C.J. Williams 6 8.9 1.7 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.5
Luol Deng 2 9.5 2.5 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5
Keita Bates-Diop 2 8.8 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
Jared Terrell 1 21.3 4.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 2.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Free Agent Details

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

Minnesota Timberwolves Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2019OwnMore favorable of MIN (via CLE to POR) and LAL (via IND to CLE to POR) to SAC then other to ATL (via CLE); 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 or Atlanta
Sacramento will receive the more favorable of Minnesota's 2019 2nd round pick (via Cleveland to Portland) and the L.A. Lakers' 2019 2nd round pick (via Indiana to Cleveland to Portland) 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; 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

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.

James Nunnally signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 7, 2018.

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
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)
Larry Greer Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Advance Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2017 to 2018)
Malik Allen Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
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 (Sacramento Kings, 2011 to 2012)
John Carideo Scout 2016-2017 Scout (New Orleans Pelicans, 2014 to 2016)
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