Timberwolves' projected starting lineup, depth chart with Monte Morris

The Timberwolves added a needed point guard before the trade deadline, but how does that change their depth chart?

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Timberwolves depth chart: SG

Minnesota is light on trusted wings. Anthony Edwards made his second All-Star team and continues to improve. Expect him to lead the team in minutes and scoring because the Timberwolves only have three consistent options to call on between these two positions.

Starter: Anthony Edwards

The 22-year-old just keeps getting better. He is setting new career highs in points, assists, field goal percentage, and 3-point percentage this season. Edwards can lock in on defense and is becoming one of the league’s best scorers. The former number one overall pick is just getting started and no opposing team is looking forward to facing him.

Edwards entered the NBA with a questionable jumper, but he has made 39.4 percent from beyond the arc this season. His outside shooting has taken his game to another level and makes Ant-Man that much more difficult to contain.

Backup: Nickeil Alexander-Walker

NAW is playing a career-high 23.0 minutes per game this season. The 25-year-old has improved his shooting and playmaking to become a crucial part of the Timberwolves second unit. The addition of Monte Morris should make his life easier and get him more quality looks. 

The Minnesota Timberwolves do not have another option here with just 13 players under standard contract. Their lack of wing depth will be highlighted in the next slide.