Minnesota Timberwolves: Two power forward trade options

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 22: John Collins #20 of the Atlanta Hawks goes up for a shot as Maxi Kleber #42 of the Dallas Mavericks defends during the second half of an NBA game at State Farm Arena on February 22, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 22: John Collins #20 of the Atlanta Hawks goes up for a shot as Maxi Kleber #42 of the Dallas Mavericks defends during the second half of an NBA game at State Farm Arena on February 22, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images) /
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WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 06: John Collins #20 of the Atlanta Hawks dunks over Rui Hachimura #8 of the Washington Wizards. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 06: John Collins #20 of the Atlanta Hawks dunks over Rui Hachimura #8 of the Washington Wizards. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images) /

John Collins

The Minnesota Timberwolves have limited options with such a top-heavy roster in terms of talent and salary. The largest trade chip on the team is Jarrett Culver, who is making less than $7 million per season, and most veteran options at the power forward spot make over $10 million per season.

John Collins is a solid option, though, as a player that can score in a variety of ways – something that general manager Gersson Rosas might prefer over a defense-first player in the frontcourt.

Collins averaged 22 points, ten rebounds, and two blocks last year for the Atlanta Hawks. While he is due for a contract extension shortly, he might be worth the money due to his immense production and what he can do as a basketball player. Last year alone, he shot over 40-percent from three – something that would absolutely go well alongside Towns.

Collins is not the best defender, but he does enough offensively to counteract his negative defense. He is one of the younger options for the Wolves, who desperately need more quality frontcourt players.