T-Wolves Win Summer League Game Against Clippers
The Timberwolves won a summer league game in Las Vegas against the Los Angeles Clippers 73-64 Monday night. Wes Johnson led the Wolves with 16 points and Derrick Williams added 15 points for Minnesota. 2nd round pick Robbie Hummel added 6 points off the bench for the Wolves.
Minnesota will play another summer league game against Charlotte at 9:30pm (CT) in Las Vegas tonight.
The Timberwolves reportedly offered forward Derrick Williams and 2 first round draft picks to Portland in a sign and trade deal for Nicolas Batum. Portland refused the offer. The Wolves signed the 6’8 Batum to a 4-year $46 Million offer sheet. Portland has until 11pm (CT) Wednesday to match the offer.
The Wolves reportedly have a verbal agreement to trade shooting guard Wayne Ellington to Memphis for small forward Dante Cunningham. Cunningham is a 6’8 227 pound forward who averaged 5.2 points a game for the Grizzlies in 2011-2012.