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06 Mar 2023 20:49:49
I saw this trade idea on that nba analysis site.

Brooklyn gets Towns
Minnesota gets Bridges, Harris, and a 2027 1st round pick

As a Wolves fan, I am hesitant to trade Towns without giving the Towns-Gobert pairing a little more time (I think they were starting to figure it out before Towns got injured) .

That said, I think Bridges would be a great fit next to Ant. Bridges could be the Robin to Ant's Batman.

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1.) 06 Mar 2023 21:53:37
Gobert-Ant-Bridges seems alot like Ayton-Booker-Bridges.


 

 

08 Feb 2023 19:11:22
two trades:

Minnesota trades Prince and Reid to Philadelphia for Melton

Minnesota trades Russel and Forbes to the Clippers for Kennard, Covington, and Coffey.

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06 Feb 2023 18:14:37
Clippers get Russell, Reid, Nowell, and Rivers or Forbes

Minnesota gets Kennard, Covington, Coffey, and Mann.

carl006

1.) 06 Feb 2023 19:18:14
So wolves give up the two best players in the deal why?


2.) 06 Feb 2023 20:22:34
Should they swap stadiums and mascots as well?


 

 

14 Jan 2023 01:09:47
Rumor says that Miami might be interested in a Lowry-Russell swap. I would think that Minnesota would want some form of compensation to take on the extra year of Lowry's contract.

The LA Clippers might also have interest in Russell as well. This would be harder to do, but a combo of Reggie Jackson, Robert Covington, and Amir Coffey would work moneywise. If the Clippers include a 2nd round pick or 2, Minnesota might be interested.

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05 Jan 2023 19:07:39
If the Timberwolves do look to trade KAT for a better fit, I think they have to wait until this summer because of the extension he signed. That would give the Wolves a full year to see if the KAT-Gobert lineup actually works.

I think New York could be a fit. Getting back Randle (who I think could be a good fit between the defensive minded McDaniels and Gobert), as well as Quickley to replace Russell at PG would be a good start. Minnesota would also want several 1st round picks to replace the ones they sent out for Gobert. Minnesota also has to think about the upcoming free agency for Nowell and Reid. Losing both would be a blow to the bench.

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18 Dec 2019 14:22:02
Holiday to Minnesota

Teague, Culver, future unprotected 1st round pick, and 2 future 2nd round picks to New Orleans.

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01 Jul 2018 16:30:41
Now that Minnesota has re-signed Rose, I think they should do the same with Bjelica.

And as much as I would like for them to move Wiggins, I just don't see it happening.

One free agent I would like them to bring in is James Ennis. More of a 3 who can also play small ball 4, would be a nice addition for the Wolves.

Drafting Okogie and KBD, re-signing Rose and Bjelica, and bringing in Ennis would go a long way to improving Minnesota's bench.

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30 Apr 2018 15:20:57
What do you think is a realistic trade for Andrew Wiggins? I know he probably has some value, given his age and potential upside that is still there. But his contract and lack of improvement have hurt him. But he has proven that he can be a lead scorer and sometimes plays good defense.

A few teams that he could be traded to:

Miami, but only as part of a complex three or more team trade
Charlotte, maybe in a swap for Batum, since they have equally bad contracts, but Charlotte would have to offer Minnesota something because of Batum's injury concern.
New York, they are always looking for a star type player, and Wiggins, even with his issues, is close to a star level player.
Brooklyn, would give them a ready made lead scorer and young talent, since they have not had their top pick for 3 years and have missed out on a lot of top level young talent
Orlando, both Wiggins and Orlando might need a fresh start
Sacramento, they could use a go to scorer and Wiggins can be that


What do you think?

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1.) 30 Apr 2018 15:51:37
I think it might be hard for Minnesota to get equal value back for him, but teams that could make some sense imo are Detroit, Miami, New Orleans, Indy, and Portland.

Detroit could offer Griffin or find a 3 way trade for Drummond.
Miami could offer something like Winslow, Richardson and Olynyk.
New Orleans could offer Hill, Mirotic and maybe some combination of picks and younger players.
Indy could offer some cap savings, picks and role players.
Portland could offer McCollum, but would probably need more back than just Wiggins.


2.) 01 May 2018 00:55:40
How about just hold on to him and fire thibedou then trade jimmy for a 3 point shooter and a pick cause jimmy is not staying in Minnesota and if he does that team is a first round exit every time but if you trade Wiggins what incentive does kat have to stay. butler for Mccollum something along that.


 

 

17 May 2017 14:37:00
If Minnesota wanted to trade Wiggins, how high of a pick to you think they could get in this years draft?

carl006

1.) 17 May 2017 14:46:44
1st overall plus more.


2.) 17 May 2017 17:23:54
Um. no rkenne. just no.

Wiggins is starting to look like far less than what people made him out to be. The problem is, while he is a pretty solid scorer, at this point, that appears to be it. He is actually a negative on the defensive end. He doesn't rebound particularly well and he isn't much of a passer.

And he is already completed his third year. I don't know how much more complete of a player he will become. If he was in this draft and you knew this is where he would be after year 3, I see him going 3-7.

Absolutely not worth the 1st overall and more. Just stop.


3.) 17 May 2017 22:56:47
Wiggins hasn't been and doesn't project to be the heir to Lebron like some projected him to be coming out of Kansas and has been considerably worse on the defensive end than many thought but dude is still only 22 and one of the top prospects in the league. He has been extremely healthy (playing in all but one game in his first 3 years) and has scored over 20 ppg his past two seasons. He also made a big jump this past season improving his 3pt % from 30% to a respectable 35.6%. Issue is he doesn't do much else besides scoring with only 4 double doubles in his entire career.

I see no reason why Twolves would want to trade Wiggins for a pick in this years draft but for point of reference Jackson has been heavily compared to him and many regard him as 2nd or 3rd best prospect in the draft. You have to factor in the unknown factor (Jackson could be better than expected or much worse than expected) and the contract situation as well as the adjustment period and age in the value. If Wiggins was in this draft I think he'd be minimally #4 pick and maybe as high as #2 behind Fultz due to the increasing importance of point guards and shooters in today's game.

However, for it to make sense for Twolves to trade him they'd want #1 plus more since Twolves already have a promising team and with KAT they don't need Wiggins to be the next Lebron for them to be successful. There is always the risk that whomever they trade him for is not as good (Wiggins has been pretty darn good thus far) or worst a complete bust so they'd have to be compensated for that.

I'm not sure Celtics would be willing to do that (although maybe they would since Wiggins could help them to win right now and still keep the future bright while Fultz it remains to be seen if he can have an immediate impact) .


 

 

13 Apr 2017 15:45:04
Timberwolves off season.

Pek takes a medical retirement so his salary doesn't count for next year.
Waive Jordan Hill and his non guaranteed contract for next year.
Let Rush, Muhammad, Payne, and Casspi leave via free agency.

Trade Andrew Wiggins, Cole Aldrich, and no 6 (or 7) pick to Chicago for Jimmy Butler and 15 (or 16) pick.

Sign Serge Ibaka to a max deal and Andre Roberson to a deal.

Rubio/ Jones
LaVine/ Dunn
Butler/ Roberson
Ibaka/ Bjelica
Towns/ Deing.

carl006

1.) 13 Apr 2017 16:46:12
The rest of the core fits wiggins time line. His ceiling is probably higher than Butler's. I'm not sure if they trade Wiggins for Butler straight up let alone adding the pick.


2.) 14 Apr 2017 01:14:13
Trading Wiggins for Butler could make some sense but I wouldn't give up Twolves pick too (I don't think Bulls pick justifies it since big drop-off in talent after 11 imo) . I'd swap LaVine in for Wiggins and potentially do this trade. I believe Bulls wanted LaVine and pick that end up as Dunn for Butler last summer so maybe it could work. Losing LaVine's shooting will hurt a lot tho especially with Rubio and Dunn both poor 3pt shooters although Wiggins improved to a respectable 36% this season. I could see Thibs however pushing hard to get his man Butler back.

If I'm Twolves I'd probably just stick with what they have especially when Issac or worst case Markkanen will be available with their lotto pick. Issac would be a scary pf on the team with his versatility and ability to stretch the floor and play defense.


 

 

 

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27 Mar 2023 19:08:03
In what world is Hardy worth a 1st round pick?

And Minnesota turns that deal down everyday of the week and twice on Sundays.

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24 Mar 2023 19:35:18
You don't trade a chance at Victor Wembanyama for only 1 guaranteed year of Brown.

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06 Mar 2023 13:23:40
In what world are Green and Hardy worth 1st round picks?

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02 Mar 2023 21:08:14
I'd think Detroit would want more. Pritchard only seems to play if there is an injury or in junk time. Stewart is a starter for them.

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24 Feb 2023 20:02:26
And Minnesota does that trade why?

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