The Wolves drew the 5th pick in tonight's NBA Draft Lottery. This was the 2nd most likely result (after 6th), and where the Wolves finished record-wise this season.
They were represented by Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns, who brought along one of Flip Saunders' wedding rings for good luck, a day after donating the KIA he won for the ROY award to the Saunders foundation.
It will be an honor to wear one of Coach Saunders' wedding rings tonight at the lottery. Thank you, Ryan & Debbie. pic.twitter.com/RrwD441JDV— Karl-Anthony Towns (@KarlTowns) May 17, 2016
The 5th pick will be an interesting one, with several available candidates. Among the players the Wolves interviewed at the NBA combine in Chicago last week who may be available with that pick include
Other players to keep in mind are
Of course there is always the chance that the Wolves trade the pick for more immediate help.
The full lottery order is
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Pelicans
Links are to the Draft Express pages for each of those players.