Minnesota Timberwolves Team Salary


Quick: Over the cap and hard capped.

Rookie Contract Extension Eligible: Ricky Rubio


  • Mid-Level: $1,555,000 million (Mo Williams)
  • Trade Exception (Derrick Williams, expiring 11/26/14) — $428,576
  • Trade Exception (Kevin Love, expiring 8/23/15) — $6,308,193

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, one partially-guaranteed, one camp invites

Depth Chart*:
PG: Ricky Rubio, Mo Williams, J.J Barea, Brady Heslip
SG: Kevin Martin, Zach LaVine, Shabazz Muhammad
SF: Andrew Wiggins, Corey Brewer, Chase Budinger, Robbie Hummel, Glenn Robinson III
PF: Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett
C:  Nikola Pekovic, Gorgui Dieng, Ronny Turiaf

*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.


  • 6/26/14 — Selected Zach LaVine (13th) and Glenn Robinson III (40th) in the 2014 NBA Draft
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired cash from the Brooklyn Nets for the rights to Markel Brown (2014-44th).
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired cash from the Houston Rockets for the rights to Alessandro Gentile (2014-53rd).
  • 7/7/14 — Signed Zach LaVine to a $9.6 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/22/14 — Signed Robbie Hummel to a one-year, $880k contract.
  • 7/29/14 — Signed Mo Williams to a one-year, $3.75 million contract.
  • 8/23/14 — Traded Kevin Love to Cleveland Cavaliers, and Luc Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved to Philadelphia 76ers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young
  • 8/29/14 — Invited Brady Heslip to training camp with a $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/2/14 — Invited Kyrylo Fesenko to training camp with a $1.1 million contract.
  • 9/16/14 — Signed Glenn Robinson III to a one-year, partially guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 10/19/14 — Picked up Anthony Bennett’s third-year option.
  • 10/19/14 — Picked up Shabazz Muhammad’s third-year option.
  • 10/19/14 — Picked up Gorgui Dieng’s third-year option.

Waived Players: Kyrylo Fesenko

Free Agents

  • Bird: Dante Cunningham
  • Non-Bird: Othyus Jeffers

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Bojan Dubljevic (2013-59th), Nemanja Bjelica (2010-35th), Paulao Prestes (2010-45th), Henk Norel (2009-47th), Lior Eliyahu (2006-44th)

Head Coach: Flip Saunders

Basketball Executives:

  • Flip Saunders — President of Basketball Operations and Minority Owner
  • Milt Newton — General Manager

Pick Swaps:

  • 2015 — Owe first-rounder (top-12 protected through 2016 else converts to 2016 and 2017 second-rounders) to Phoenix Suns (Robin Lopez, Wesley Johnson).
  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder from Denver Nuggets (Corey Brewer).
  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder (lower pick between Minnesota and Denver Nuggets) to Houston Rockets (Tanguy Ngombo, Thomas Robinson).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from New Orleans Pelicans (Brad Miller).

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0

Amnesty: Used on Darko Milicic.


Cap Holds

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

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(Updated on 10/20/14)