The Wolves sent out a presser with their summer league roster today:
Minneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team's Samsung NBA Summer League 2015 roster. Minnesota will open its three-game preliminary round schedule on July 10 against the L.A. Lakers at the Thomas & Mack Center.
This year's Summer League squad consists of 2015 draft picks Karl-Anthony Towns (1st overall) and Tyus Jones (24th overall), as well as last year's Sprite Slam Dunk champion Zach LaVine. Lorenzo Brown and Adreian Payne will also play with the team in Las Vegas. Assistant coach Ryan Saunders will handle head coaching responsibilities for the team's summer league entry. In addition to the full summer league roster (listed below), Gorgui Dieng, Shabazz Muhammad and Andrew Wiggins will practice with the team in Minnesota during the team's Summer League mini-camp, but will not play in Las Vegas.
2015 MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate College/From NBA Exp.
40 Ivan Aska F 6-7 230 06/26/90 Murray State/USA R
50 Kyle Barone F/C 6-10 220 09/12/89 Idaho/USA R
7 Lorenzo Brown G 6-2 175 08/26/90 North Carolina State/USA 2
3 Brady Heslip G 6-2 180 06/19/90 Baylor/Canada R
0 Othyus Jeffers G 6-5 210 08/05/85 Robert Morris University/USA 3
1 Tyus Jones G 6-2 180 05/10/96 Duke/USA R
8 Zach LaVine G 6-5 180 03/10/95 UCLA/USA 1
52 Jordan Morgan^ F 6-8 249 09/15/91 Michigan/USA R
33 Adreian Payne F/C 6-10 245 02/19/91 Michigan State/USA 1
25 Tyler Stone F 6-8 230 09/08/91 Missouri/USA R
11 Sam Thompson F 6-7 200 11/11/92 Ohio State/USA R
32 Karl-Anthony Towns F/C 6-11 250 11/15/95 Kentucky/USA R
12 C.J. Williams G 6-6 225 02/06/90 North Carolina State/USA R
Summer League Head Coach: Ryan Saunders (Minnesota)
^ Jordan Morgan will meet the team in Las Vegas
* Gorgui Dieng, Shabazz Muhammad, Andrew Wiggins will practice with the team at its mini-camp, but are not expected to play during summer league
TIMBERWOLVES PRELIMINARY ROUND SCHEDULE
Notable that Anthony Bennett is not mentioned in this press release at all. I wish I knew what that means, but I don't.
Old friend Othyus Jeffers is back with the Wolves summer squad; that makes me happy.
What else catches your eye?