Wolves Set 2012-13 Opening Night Roster 30 Oct 12

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team’s 15-player 2012-13 Opening Night roster. To reduce their roster to the 15-man limit, the Timberwolves this past Saturday waived on forward Mike Harris and center Chris Johnson.

Minnesota will open the regular season at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 against the Sacramento Kings at Target Center. The game will be telecast on WFTC My 29 with Dave Benz and Jim Petersen calling the action and can be heard on 830 WCCO-AM and the Timberwolves Radio Network with Wolves play-by-play announcer Alan Horton on the call.

Tickets for all Timberwolves homes games can be purchased in person at the Target Center Box Office and at all Ticketmaster Ticket outlets. Tickets can also be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at             1-800-4NBA-TIX       (462-2849). For more information on Timberwolves ticket packages or to purchase full season tickets, fans can call 612-337-DUNK (3865) or visit www.timberwolves.com.

2012-13 Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Night 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

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

7

Derrick Williams

F

6-8

241

05/25/91

Arizona/USA

1

 

 

HEAD COACH:                         Rick Adelman (Loyola Marymount)

 

ASSISTANT COACHES:                       Terry Porter (Wis. Stevens-Point)

Jack Sikma (Illinois Wesleyan)

T.R. Dunn (Alabama)

Bill Bayno (Sacred Heart)

 

ATHLETIC TRAINER:                       Gregg Farnam (St. Cloud State)