Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio returned to practice on Friday after missing the last five games with a sprained right elbow.
Rubio stayed in the Twin Cities to rehab his injury during the team’s recent three-game road trip. The Timberwolves have a rare home back-to-back with the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night and the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. If Rubio responds well after the workout, coach Tom Thibodeau said he could return to the court this weekend.
Source: The Associated Press
Karl-Anthony Towns Has Not Asked For A Trade
According to several people familiar with the situation, there has not been an impasse between the two. Towns has not asked for a trade and the Wolves are not considering trading him. As contract extension talks kick off for Towns this summer, the communication only figures to increase.
Source: Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic
Spurs Listening On Trade Offers For Kawhi Leonard
Spurs are willing listeners on Kawhi Leonard trade proposals, but haven’t been proactive in chasing down offers, league sources tell ESPN. For now, make an offer and they’ll add it to their board. Spurs and Lakers have had no dialogue on Leonard.
Spurs are willing listeners on Kawhi Leonard trade proposals, but haven't been proactive in chasing down offers, league sources tell ESPN. For now, make an offer and they'll add it to their board. Spurs and Lakers have had no dialogue on Leonard.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2018
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
Bucks Looking To Trade Down, Unloading Matthew Dellavedova
The Bucks are pursuing trades using the no. 17 pick to dump point guard Matthew Dellavedova, who has two years and $19.2 million remaining on his contract.
Milwaukee, however, is only looking to trade down in the draft, not to use a deal as an outright salary dump.
Source: Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer