Minnesota Timberwolves: 10 players you forgot played for the Wolves in the 2010s

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 10: Lance Stephenson #7 of the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 10: Lance Stephenson #7 of the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) /
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Minnesota Timberwolves, Andre Miller
Andre Miller #24 of the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) /

10 players you forgot played for the Minnesota Timberwolves: Andre Miller

. Point Guard. Minnesota Timberwolves. Andre Miller. 7. player. 86

  • Played in 26 games with the Wolves in 2015-16
  • Averaged 3.4 points and 2.2 assists per game

Andre Miller is one of the best players with a long, successful career that never made an All-Star game. And he started his final season in the league with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Prior to signing with the Wolves, Miller had averaged 12.8 points and 6.7 assists per game for his career, including peaks of 16.5 points and a league-leading 10.9 assists per game back in 2001-02 with Cleveland. He played for nine different teams over a 17-year career.

Miller was brought in by Flip Saunders as part of his mentor-mentee program (it was not officially called that, of course, but it may as well have been), along with Kevin Garnett and Tayshaun Prince. Miller makes this list over Prince because Prince actually started 44 games and appeared in 77 for the Wolves in 2015-16, so it’s a lot harder to forget that he was on the team.

Miller, on the other hand, only saw the floor 26 times on a team that had both Ricky Rubio and Tyus Jones ahead of him on the depth chart. Add in that Zach Lavine was still seeing some minutes at the 1 and it makes sense that Miller rarely played.

Ultimately, he was waived by the Wolves in late February of 2016 so that he could sign with a contender. He caught on with the San Antonio Spurs along with another Kevin Martin, who was also waived by Minnesota for the same reason. Both players played a role for the Spurs down the stretch of a 67-win season, with Miller appearing in 13 games and starting four with Martin playing in 16 and starting one.

That Spurs squad earned the No. 2 seed in the West but was ousted in six games by the Oklahoma City Thunder, and both former Wolves retired following the season.