Minnesota Timberwolves Rumors
The Wolves had discussions with Vanderbilt about a possible extension, but those went nowhere, sources said, and now they will have the right to match any offer that comes along for him or McLaughlin.
Minnesota is surely one possibility for Markkanen, and for any other ambulatory power forward. The T’Wolves have little room below the luxury tax line and will be looking at trades and sign-and-trades with some of their less desirable contracts and a future pick.
Darren Wolfson: With the start of free agency Monday late afternoon, the Wolves will have a presence in Los Angeles. L.A. is where many agents and players are based or set up shop for the initial wave. #Timberwolves
[With Ricky Rubio in the mix], sources tell cleveland.com the Cavs are no longer expected to pursue Los Angeles Lakers free agent guard Alex Caruso or Indiana Pacers pesky reserve TJ McConnell — both of whom will garner interest from several suitors and could command the full mid-level exception, which starts around $9.5 million.