Ranking Timberwolves' gettable free agent targets by 3-point percentage

Free agent targets Minnesota could pursue ranked by their career marks from beyond the arc.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves just concluded one of their best seasons in franchise history. After taking home their most regular season wins in 20 years, the Wolves proved they have a recipe for success for years to come. 

Over the course of the season, we saw the superstar talent of Anthony Edwards grow, the defensive prowess of Rudy Gobert consistently stifle opponents, and the entire roster work cohesively to become one of the best teams in the Western Conference. Now, they will look to take their next steps forward. 

The NBA is all about matchups, and the Timberwolves will want to create an even more well-balanced roster in order to create less matchup disadvantages once the playoffs roll around next year. In the conference finals against Dallas, they clearly struggled to generate offense, especially in clutch time.

So naturally, they will want to pursue free agents that can provide a boost to their offense while still maintaining their identity as a strong defensive team. These are five free agents Minnesota could go after, ordered by their three-point shooting percentage.

5. Dennis Smith Jr. - 29.8%

Coming into the league known for his supreme athleticism, Dennis Smith has had to change his style of play in order to remain a rotation-level player. Once he arrived in the NBA where he was no longer the best athlete on the court by a mile, he had some very clear flaws in his game that needed to be addressed.

But it is evident that he has changed his game for the better. Before signing with the Hornets ahead of the 2022-23 season, Dennis nearly attempted to play football in the NFL. But now, he has developed into a strong three-and-D player, and could be a solid backup point guard in the Wolves' rotation.

Minnesota will likely only be able to sign minimum contract players this summer with their payroll likely to put them into the second apron. If that is the case, Smith could be a solid option.