The Timberwolves Summer League roster features 2013 first round draft picks Shabazz Muhammad (14th overall) and Gorgui Dieng (21st overall). Wolves forward Chris Johnson will also be on the team. Player development coaches David Adelman and Shawn Respert will be responsible for coaching the Wolves’ summer league entry.
The final 15 minutes of the afternoon practices (3:00 – 4:30 p.m.) will be open to media. Players and coaches will be available following those workouts.
This summer’s event will feature the debut of a tournament style schedule that will crown the first ever NBA Summer League Champion on Monday, July 22. Teams will compete in three preliminary round games from July 12-16 before being seeded in a tournament running through the Championship Game on July 22. Each team is guaranteed to play at least five games.
The Timberwolves Summer League roster and Summer League game schedule follows.
TIMBERWOLVES SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate Prior to NBA/Home Country NBA Exp.
22 Marqus Blakely G-F 6-5 225 10/22/88 San Mig Coffee (Philippines)/USA R
4 Lorenzo Brown G 6-5 189 08/26/90 North Carolina State/USA R
8 Kee Kee Clark G 5-11 185 10/08/84 Umana Venezia Reyer (Italy)/USA R
5 Gorgui Dieng C 6-11 230 01/18/90 Louisville/Senegal R
23 John Holland G 6-5 205 11/06/88 Cajasol (Spain)/USA R
6 Robbie Hummel F 6-8 215 03/08/89 Blusens Monbus (Spain)/USA R
12 Othyus Jeffers G 6-5 210 08/05/85 Iowa (NBDL)/USA 2
3 Chris Johnson F 6-11 210 07/15/85 Louisiana State/USA 3
40 Phil Jones C 6-10 255 09/02/85 Los Angeles (NBDL)/USA R
44 Solomon Jones F 6-10 245 07/16/84 Liaoning (China)/USA 7
30 Demitri McCamey G 6-3 201 02/21/89 Fort Wayne (NBDL)/USA R
15 Shabazz Muhammad F 6-6 222 11/13/92 UCLA/USA R
33 Brandon Paul G 6-4 200 04/30/91 Illinois/USA R
43 Luke Sikma F 6-8 235 07/30/89 Autocid Ford Burgos (Spain)/USA R
24 Mychel Thompson F 6-8 215 06/01/88 Sioux Falls (NBDL)/USA 1
Summer League Head Coaches: David Adelman (Portland State), Shawn Respert (Michigan State)
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)
TIMBERWOLVES PRELIMINARY ROUND SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE (All Times CDT)
DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIPOFF
July 13 NBA D-League Select Thomas & Mack 5:30 p.m.
July 15 Phoenix Thomas & Mack 5:30 p.m.
July 16* Miami COX Pavilion 3:00 p.m.
* Telecast live on NBA TV