Found July 25, 2012 on NESN.com:
The Timberwolves might be trying to add AK47 to their arsenal. According to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, Minnesota is working to complete a three-team deal that would give them cap space to pursue free agent Andrei Kirilenko. Kirilenko is reportedly considering a return to the NBA, and would like to make his decision before the Olympics. The T-Wolves are reportedly helping facilitate a trade that would send Phoenix' Robin Lopez and Hakim Warrick to the New Orleans Hornets. Minnesota would reportedly send Wesley Johnson and a lottery-protected first-round pick to the Suns as part of the deal. Kirilenko returned to...
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