Timberwolves Waive Phil Jones, Seth Tarver 15 Oct 12

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived training camp invitees Phil Jones and Seth Tarver. Neither player saw action in the team’s three preseason games.

Jones, a 6-10 forward/center, played overseas for the past two years after playing collegiately at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has made stops in Uruguay, Brussels and spent the past season in Romania.

Tarver, a 6-5 guard, spent the last two seasons with the Idaho Stampede of the NBA D-League. Tarver averaged 11.3 points and 4.7 rebounds in 45 contests last season. Tarver went undrafted in 2010 after a four-year collegiate career at Oregon State.

The Wolves roster currently stands at 18 players.

2012-13 TIMBERWOLVES TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

NO.

PLAYER

POS

HT

WT

BIRTHDATE

PRIOR TO NBA/FROM

YRS

17

Lou Amundson

F/C

6-9

225

12/07/82

UNLV/USA

6

11

José Juan Barea

G

6-0

175

06/26/84

Northeastern/Puerto Rico

6

10

Chase Budinger

F

6-7

218

05/22/88

Arizona/USA

3

5

Will Conroy

G

6-2

195

12/08/82

Washington/USA

2

33

Dante Cunningham

F

6-8

230

04/22/87

Villanova/USA

3

32

Mike Harris

F

6-6

235

06/15/83

Rice/USA

3

20

Chris Johnson

C

6-11

210

06/15/85

LSU/USA

2

47

Andrei Kirilenko

F

6-9

235

02/18/81

CSKA Moscow/Russia

10

8

Malcolm Lee

G

6-5

200

05/22/90

UCLA/USA

1

42

Kevin Love

F

6-10

250

09/07/88

UCLA/USA

4

14

Nikola Pekovic

C

6-11

290

01/03/86

Panathinaikos/Montenegro

2

13

Luke Ridnour

G

6-2

175

02/13/81

Oregon/USA

9

3

Brandon Roy

G

6-6

211

07/23/84

Washington/USA

5

9

Ricky Rubio

G

6-4

180

10/21/90

FC Barcelona/Spain

1

1

Alexey Shved

G

6-6

190

12/16/88

CSKA Moscow/Russia

R

34

Greg Stiemsma

C

6-11

260

09/26/85

Wisconsin/USA

1

23

Jermaine Taylor

G

6-4

210

12/08/86

Central Florida/USA

2

7

Derrick Williams

F

6-8

241

05/25/91

Arizona/USA

1