5 free agents the Minnesota Timberwolves could sign after Day 1 of free agency frenzy

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It’s likely all over but the shouting for the Minnesota Timberwolves now. In spite of the team still holding an open roster spot, the Timberwolves have all but spent their 2023 NBA Free Agency funds. And unless you are an angry sort of person by nature, there is plenty to love about the team’s ability to extend C Naz Reid, PG Jordan McLaughlin, and SG Nickeil Alexander-Walker, while adding SF Tony Brown Jr. and PG Shake Milton.

But even after the most filling Thanksgiving Day feast, I have yet to complete dinner without someone asking: What’s for dessert?  And so, here we are, gorged with familiar and new talent, and I’m quite certain that someone is thinking about who will be the next to be signed.

To sum it up, the Timberwolves add new free agents PG Shake Milton (formerly from the Philadelphia 76ers) and SF Troy Brown Jr. (formerly from the Los Angeles Lakes). But the more, the merrier, right?

NBA Free Agency: Day II

So let’s throw caution, logic, and frugality to the wind and talk about who could be added to a veteran minimum for the Timberwolves’ final roster spot. Some of the candidates are:

Now, who could the Timberwolves add to round out this list?

Before any of our would-be deputized Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations hit their scenario-speed dial, let’s discuss who and what the Timberwolves are likely focusing on right now. For starters, the Timberwolves have their starters and primary rotational pieces accounted for, so we are talking either a young player to develop or a senior NBA veteran who wants to sign on with a team bound for the NBA playoffs.

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Now that we have established a basic foundation of criteria, let’s go shopping NBA Free Agency.