7 trade targets to bolster the Timberwolves' bench

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5. Kevin Huerter

Another player who's been mentioned in trade talks, Sacramento Kings sharpshooter Kevin Huerter. The Sacramento forward is shooting a career-low 34.5 percent from beyond the arc. After a career year in his first season in Sactown, Huerter has played poorly for the majority of the season.

He started hot, averaging 14.3 points and knocking down 39.6 percent of his triples in November. However, since his hot November, he's cooled off considerably. Huerter's playing time decreased along with his points production and shooting efficiency.

Oddly enough, Huerter is shooting much worse on catch-and-shoot triples than pull-up threes. Although he's consistently been a better pull-up shooter on the Kings, his catch-and-shoot 3-point percentage remained near 40 percent while he played in Atlanta.

Another change of scenery may be best for the young wing. Minnesota needs catch-and-shoot players. While it may seem contradictory to describe Huerter as a valuable spot-up shooter, he'll likely resort back to normal.

The former Hawk has never shot below 36.3 percent from downtown. That is, until this season. He's a proven sniper, capable of bending defenses with his quick release and penchant for moving without the ball.

All things considered, Huerter's game may be on the upswing. He's coming off a 26-point performance on Sunday night. The Kings forward knocked down 6-of-9 threes and also snatched 10 boards.