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April 7, 2015 Updates

The Timberwolves sought out trading partners for two veteran shooting guards, Chase Budinger and Kevin Martin. Sources have said, though, that a deal for one or both of those players will be much more likely this summer, with Budinger’s contract down to one year at $5 million and Martin’s to two years for $14.4 million. Saunders likes Martin and won’t give him away, but Minnesota is not expecting big returns for either player, should a move come about. Sporting News

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Teams trying to move high-priced veterans like Prince, Andrea Bargnani (Knicks), Bass (Celtics), Kevin Martin (Timberwolves) and David Lee (Warriors) aren't likely to find any takers. All of the above, besides Lee, would then be headed for buyouts, sources say. CBSSports.com

February 16, 2015 Updates
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Saunders insists he’s not trading Martin. “I think he’s more valuable to us,” said Saunders, who in a lesser move could trade Chase Budinger or Anthony Bennett by Thursday. “That’s where we’re at right now. Those two guys were not starters when the season started. Brewer was coming off the bench behind Martin and Wiggins, and Mo was backing up Ricky. Martin was a starter. So from our perspective, I place a lot of value on Kevin, what he can do and how he can help Wiggins and these other guys.” Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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Darren Wolfson:.@Chris Mannix has the #Wizards as a team to watch on the Kevin Martin trade front. Told his name hasn't come up there yet. #twolves Twitter @DarrenWolfson

Player to keep an eye on before the trade deadline: Minnesota’s Kevin Martin. Martin is owed $14 million over the next two seasons but could be a valuable asset to a team looking for scoring punch off the bench. Dallas, Washington among the possibilities. Sports Illustrated

January 30, 2015 Updates
January 28, 2015 Updates

Kevin Martin plans to play tonight against Boston at Target Center, his first game back since he fractured his right shooting wrist against New York on Nov. 19, according to sources with knowledge of his health. He had hoped to make his return last Wednesday against Dallas, but awoke that morning with it significantly swollen. He had fluid drained from it on Thursday and has had a compression brace on it since then. Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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