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Timberwolves Interested in Greivis Vasquez?

Apparently the guard was quoted as saying so in his home country of Venezuela.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Greivis Vasquez in a press conference in Venezuela said the Rockets and the Timberwolves are interested in him, as per <a href="">@basketvinotinto</a></p>&mdash; Sportando (@sportando) <a href="">June 22, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Vasquez, who played for the Toronto Raptors last season primarily in a back up role, has one season left on his contract at $6.6M.  As Doogie Wolfson pointed out, trading Canadian Anthony Bennett for him might make some sense, since the Raps have expressed interest in a Canadian player and Amir Johnson and Tyler Hansborough are both free agents.

Vasquez would be a useful piece as a veteran back up for Ricky Rubio, something the team desperately needs. He's a middling shooter but pretty creative player with the ball in his hands. He can play both guard positions but profiles best as a backup point guard who can score some and keep an offense moving.

He isn't a great player, but is a guy that would be a good fit with the current roster, where depth at the point guard position is a major need.

What do you think?