7 trade targets to bolster the Timberwolves' bench

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4. Buddy Hield

Even more shooting! One of the most prolific shooters in the NBA, Buddy Hield. The Indiana guard is a flamethrower from deep. Once again, he's nailing more than 2.2 3-pointers per game. The last time Hield didn't make 2.2 triples per game? His rookie season.

Nearly 70 percent of Hield's looks come from beyond the arc. Only one Timberwolf shoots more than 70 percent of his shots from beyond the arc, Troy Brown Jr. The difference between Hield and Brown Jr. is that the current Wolf only averages 2.5 triples per game.

Hield is a prominent shooter who doesn't shy away from letting 'em rip. Half of Hield's shot attempts have come from beyond the arc since 2019. And to further illustrate just how dangerous of a shooter Hield is, he's never shot below 36 percent from beyond the arc.

Adding a shooter like Hield would do wonders for the Timberwolves offense. He provides elite spacing, something only one other player on the roster offers. Implementing Hield into the rotation is seamless. He doesn't need the ball in his hands nor is he a complete defensive liability.

Indiana is better on defense with Hield on the floor. And perhaps most surprisingly, his teams have consistently fared better on the defensive end of the floor when Hield's part of the lineup.

Unlike many pure shooters, Hield holds up on the defensive end of the floor. The former Sooner can work as an offensive hub while maintaining his responsibilities on the less glamorous end.