5 Former Timberwolves that Minnesota can re-sign this offseason

There are several former Timberwolves players the front office can target this summer.
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3. Patrick Beverley

Finally, the Morris replacement. While it's still a possibility the Timberwolves bring Morris back, another squad may feel compelled to sign the veteran guard to a contract similar to what he signed in 2020 (three years, $27 million).

If that would come to fruition, ex-Timberwolf Patrick Beverley would make sense returning to the Twin Cities. Like the previous two players on the list, Beverley played less than 70 games with the franchise. The 6-foot-2 guard played 58 games for Minnesota, 54 of which he started.

In his lone season suiting up for the Wolves, Beverley averaged 9.2 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game. The defensive ace also added 1.2 steals and 0.9 blocks per game. Although he'll turn 36 in less than a month, Beverley remains a high-level rotation piece.

The veteran guard split last season between Philadelphia and Milwaukee. Beverley averaged about 20 minutes per game for both squads and saw his minutes per game increase to 35.0 in the Bucks' first-round series against the Indiana Pacers.

Beverley won't wow you with his offensive game, but he can knock down enough wide-open triples to keep the defensive honest. His true value lies on the defensive end of the floor. Beverley's opponents shot nearly three percent worse when he was the primary defender. In the playoffs, his opponents shot 7.2 percent worse from the floor and 20.1 percent worse from downtown.

After several sizable contracts beginning in 2019, the former Timberwolf is now a minimum-level player in this stage of his career. And after splitting time between two contenders, Beverley will likely latch on with another championship-level squad this offseason.