MINNEAPOLIS -- Luke Ridnour is headed back to Milwaukee, Corey Brewer returning to the Twin Cities, and the Timberwolves now should be able to welcome Kevin Martin into the fold.
According to multiple media reports, Brewer and Minnesota have agreed upon a three-year, 15 million deal. In order to clear the necessary cap space, the Timberwolves plan to send Luke Ridnour to Milwaukee and execute a sign-and-trade deal that brings Martin to Minnesota from Oklahoma City.
ESPN's Marc Stein first reported the scenario that moves Ridnour, and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune later confirmed it. Milwaukee inherits Ridnour's 4.3 million salary for next year, while Minnesota won't incur any salaries in exchange for him.
The Thunder, meanwhile, will receive a 7 million trade exception as part of their agreement to sign and trade Martin, the Star-Tribune report says.
Martin and the Timberwolves agreed last week to a four-year, 28 million contract and were scheduled to hold a press con...