August 17, 2022

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Northwest Rumors: Wolves, Joubert, Murray, Beasley, Brown, Mickey

Northwest Rumors: Wolves, Joubert, Murray, Beasley, Brown, Mickey

Thursday an agreement with Kyle Anderson will give Timberwolves 15 players are under contract, but haven’t finished off-season moves, according to John Krauchinski of The Athletic. Minnesota is still in the market for another big guy I talked to Jazz Around Rudy Gobertsays Krawczynski sources.

Although the Wolves used Auburn’s first-round pick Walker KesslerThey want to add a seasoned position so there isn’t too much pressure on Kessler to produce right away. They were interested in free agents Gavel McGee And the Isaiah Hartensteinbut both reached deals with other teams Thursday night.

Minnesota’s talks with Utah about Joubert began before the draft, but the Jazz are asking for a lot in exchange for their perennial nominee for best defensive player. If the wolves can’t make a business deal for Gobert, Krawczynski cites PacersMiles Turner and the hawksClint Capella As other options, though, he adds, Minnesota’s talks with Atlanta haven’t gone far.

There is more from the Northwest section:

  • The Timberwolves talk to me Tottenham Around Dignity Murray But we weren’t willing to meet the asking price, Krawczynski confirms. There was also doubt that Murray would re-sign with Minnesota once his contract expires in two years.
  • Teams make calls to gather key information about Timberwolves wing Owner Beasleybut no deal is forthcoming, Tweets Darren Wolfson from 5 News Eyewitnesses. Paisley, who will earn $15.45 million next season, has a team option for his $16.52 million salary in 2023/24.
  • Bruce Brown He may have made over 13+ million dollars that he will get from nuggets over the next two years, but he thinks he’s gotten into a good position in Denver, according to Tim Reynolds of The Associated Press (Twitter link). A source tells Reynolds that “fit” was more important to Brown than money.
  • Vasilije MicicRepresentatives are pressing thunder To trade it off, but Oklahoma City isn’t willing to give the European star so cheaply, according to Aris Barcas from EuroHoops. The nuggetsAnd the dollarsAnd the bulls And the Tottenham They all expressed interest in Micic, you hear Barcas.
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