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Friday (Wolves vs. Twins -- who makes the next big move?) edition: Wha' Happened?

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • June 29, 2012 - 9:43 AM

The NBA draft has come and gone, the Twins are sinking back into the AL Central cellar, and fans are itchy for some player moves on both fronts.

The question: Which team will make the first big move?

Will it be the Wolves, who still need to solve issues at shooting guard and also could really use a shot-blocking defensive presence? They will have money to spend in free agency, which starts this weekend, and some assets to deal in a potential trade. Is Pau Gasol a target? Might Andre Iguodala be available? Can they address all of their needs, and how quickly will they do it?

Or will it be the Twins, who have several players they could try to move as they try to reshape the roster. This weekend marks the start of July; the trading deadline is the end of July, so deals could be getting done soon.

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