Sachin Gupta Rumors
The Wolves haven’t just been discussing trading the first pick. There have been ongoing discussions about possibly trading up from No. 17 back into the top 10, sources said. Rosas, executive vice president Sachin Gupta and the rest of the front office have aggressively tried to engage with most teams in the top 10 to gauge the market.
Dane Moore: Sachin Gupta on the free agencies of Malik Beasley and Juancho Hernangomez: “We do have plenty of room below the tax. We’ve got our own free agents with Malik and Juancho, so with the Bird rights we’ll be able to re-sign those guys.”
Dane Moore: The Timberwolves are actively having trade conversations around pick No. 1, pick No. 17 and pick No. 33, according to Timberwolves executive vice president Sachin Gupta. “Conversations are happening and will continue to happen.”
Sacramento owner Vivek Ranadivé, his son Aneel and interim executive VP Joe Dumars held in-person interviews with their three finalists in San Francisco: Minnesota’s Sachin Gupta on Sunday and McNair and former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox on Monday. Both Gupta and Wilcox had strong interviews. Interim head of basketball ops Joe Dumars joined owner in the in-person interviews and is expected to remain with the franchise as an advisor, sources said.
Jason Anderson: Increasing talk in NBA circles the Sacramento Kings will hire Sachin Gupta from the Minnesota Timberwolves to head basketball operations, but source says no decisions have been made. Pairing Gupta with Monte McNair is possible but other options may exist. https://t.co/7e7b7NCR2z