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The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Sacramento Kings by a final score of 92-54 in Summer League play on Wednesday.
Shabazz Muhammad scored 17 points on 6-for-10 shooting and four rebounds. Demetri McCamey had 15 points, three rebounds and three assists.
Ben McLemore had one point on 0-for-8 shooting and five rebounds. Ray McCallum had eight points on 3-for-11 shooting.
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Timberwolves Draft Grades
Pick 14: Shabazz Muhammad. – SF- UCLA
- Watching the Timberwolves last year, you knew they needed to add more scoring to take the next step in becoming a playoff team in the NBA. Well, as much that has been said about Muhammad’s failure to fully reach his great potential coming out of high school, no one can argue that he was...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ronny Turiaf's northern connections run deeper than meets the eye.
Judging by the passion in his voice while speaking with reporters Thursday night, a whole heck of a lot deeper.
"I'm so excited about it," the eight-year, bench-presence veteran said of signing with the Timberwolves, "I feel like I'm a rookie all over again."
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized their deal with free-agent center Ronny Turiaf, the team announced Thursday.
Turiaf's agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed Turiaf's contract is worth 3.2 million over the next two seasons. An eight-year veteran joining his seventh franchise, Turiaf comes from the Los Angeles Clippers as an unrestricted free agent.
The NBA Summer League offers a minimal sample size, but the Timberwolves still might not have to look far to fill their final roster spot.
Assuming restricted free-agent center Nikola Pekovic re-signs in the coming days, 14 of 15 positions are already accounted for. The final slot could be filled through another free-agent signing for a minimum salary, or perhaps via a trade.
The Sacramento Kings decided not to use their amnesty provision on John Salmons' $7.6 million salary for the 13-14 NBA season.
The Kings looked to improve the small forward position by acquiring Luc Mbah a Moute.
"I think we're comfortable with what we've done so far," Pete D'Alessandro said. "We're not done by any means, but we're looking...
Sacramento Kings: Draft Grades
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Pick 7: Ben McLemore- SG- Kansas
- Wow, the Kings have drafted arguably the best talent in the draft at 7th overall. Ben McLemore is a day one starter for the Kings at shooting guard now that Tyreke Evans is gone and is one of the better shooters and athletes in the draft and has star power. He dropped...
The Sacramento Kings have signed Ray McCallum.
McCallum was a second round draft pick by the Kings, selected 36th overall.
McCallum will compete for playing time at point guard.
The Timberwolves added more than a backup center when they signed Ronny Turiaf.
They acquired an upbeat man who played briefly under Flip Saunders for the Washington Wizards two seasons ago, required heart surgery before he came into the NBA, won an NBA championship as a member of the Miami Heat and cannot wait to begin what he says will be the second half of his NBA career in Minnesota...
LAS VEGAS – Kurt Rambis is expected to finalize a deal on Thursday to return to the Los Angeles Lakers as assistant coach, a league source told RealGM.
Rambis’ contract will run in correlation to Mike D’Antoni’s deal, which has two more seasons. Rambis has been around the Lakers’ summer league team over the past week, watching their entire win over the Milwaukee Bucks on...
The Sacramento Kings are interested in signing Timofey Mozgov.
Mozgov is a restricted free agent and the Denver Nuggets are likely to match any offer sheet.
The Kings lack cap space after not amnestying John Salmons and would need to agree to a sign-and-trade with the Nuggets.
The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to hire Kurt Rambis as an assistant coach.
Rambis has been an assistant with the Lakers off and on between 1999 and 2009 before becoming head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Rambis has institutional knowledge of the franchise.
The Lakers are also expected to hire Johnny Davis.
The NBA D-League Select defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves by a final score of 83-75 in Summer League play on Thursday.
Brian Butch led the D-League with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Ron Howard added 14 points with 12 of those points coming at the line.
Shabazz Muhammad had just six points on 2-for-8 shooting.
It’s been a couple weeks since the NBA Draft, and all the dust has settled. We know who’s going where and now teams are trying to figure out their rookies’ roles, especially with the Summer League workouts going on. In a draft that wasn’t particularly strong, sometimes it’s the one-trick pony that turns out to be the steal of the draft. Whatever the case may be, these guys...