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2016 Schedule
29-53, 5th in Northwest
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Every free agent is a potential champion (3:01)
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2dZach Lowe

5 things to watch for in free agency

With the salary cap going through the roof and most teams having money to burn, the NBA's silly season -- which starts Friday -- will not disappoint.

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3dZach Lowe

Hill leads potential free-agent steals

Everyone knows who this year's biggest free-agent prizes are, but Solomon Hill and others make up a group of players who could turn into big bargains on the open market.

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5dBrian Windhorst

Sources: Wolves sell shares to China's Jiang

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has sold minority shares to Meyer Orbach and Lizhang Jiang, allowing Taylor to remain the controlling owner of the Wolves.

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Twin Cities have suffered like few others

Major pro sports teams based in Minneapolis or St. Paul haven't won a title since 1991, and heartbreaks have happened along the way. According to Bill Barnwell, only two cities are mired in more miserable active streaks. Sports Misery Index

Wolves’ final draft grade: A

Check out why NBA draft expert Chad Ford gave Minnesota high marks for its one and only pick – Providence point guard Kris Dunn at No. 5. Draft grades (Insider)

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Thibodeau calls Dunn a 'great fit' with Timberwolves (1:19)
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Can Butler and Bulls get on same page? (1:22)
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Dunn emotional on draft night (1:12)
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Dunn praises JC Penney for his suit (2:04)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Kris Dunn was asked about going up against Stephen Curry, Chris Paul, and the other great point guards in the West. He said, "There's so many great point guards in this league that you have to be excited for all of them, and you've got to bring your 'A' game each and every game because there's so many great guards. I'm going to try to attack them, see where my game is at because, you know, the only way you learn how good you are is by going against them as hard as you can and see what you need to improve on in the future."

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Dunn on being drafted by T-Wolves at No. 5

Timberwolves G Kris Dunn tells P.J. Carlesimo, Marc Kestecher and Ryen Russillo about being selected by Minnesota with the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft, how much the experience means to him and more.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Told that a potential deal between Bulls/T'Wolves still isn't close as of now. A lot of moving pieces involved for both sides. Bulls have to win any deal for Jimmy Butler given his status as team's most valuable asset.

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Wolves improve offense with Dunn (1:09)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Kris Dunn puts on his new hat after being picked No. 5 overall by the Timberwolves.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.415th
Rebounds Per Game41.629th
Assists Per Game23.48th
Points Allowed106.023rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195
2013-144042.488
2012-133151.378
2011-122640.394

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