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.
Or president of basketball operations Flip Saunders could just give a nod to the last man standing in Las Vegas this week.
A handful of players, especially in the Timberwolves' past two summer-league games, have stated their case to keep wearing the black and blue once this wild week-and-change out west is over. Several more are worthy of a shot somewhere -- Europe, the NBA D-League, perhaps another NBA franchise -- according to coach David Adelman.
"Obviously not all these guys will play for us next year," said Adelman, whose bunch faces the D-League Select team Thursday night in the second round of tourna...