Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Even after spending $117 million in free agency in July and August Minnesota Timberwolves president of operations Flip Saunders will have another sizable monetary decision to make. Before his third year begins -- Oct. 31 is the deadline -- the Wolves need to figure out if they will pay forward Derrick Williams $6.3 million for the 2014-15 season. In a phone conversation earlier this week spanning a few topics Wolves owner Glen Taylor acknowledged the team isn't quite sure what to do. "We'll evaluate his summer program and how he looks coming into camp (which starts Oct. 1)" Taylor said. "I heard he is looking good." Exercising Williams' fourth-year option is potentially enough to carry the Wolves over the luxury tax and not allow them to sign a free agent for the mid-level exception according to Grantland.com's Zach Lowe. Williams is working out in Los Angeles with trainer Gunnar Peterson who said recently via email that Williams is stronger ...
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