Chart: Timberwolves' options in free agency

  • Updated: June 29, 2013 - 8:15 PM
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O.J. Mayo — the Wolves’ first-round draft pick in 2008 before being traded for Kevin Love — could be Minnesota’s target again.

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The Wolves still are in search of a starting shooting guard. Here are the most likely candidates when Flip Saunders goes shopping late Sunday night with as much as $7 million-plus for a starting salary in his pocket for next season:

O.J. Mayo

Ht.: 6-4 ¼ • Age: 25 • College: USC

2012-13 stats: Averaged 15.3 points on 44.9 percent field-goal and 40.7 pct. three-point shooting, 4.4 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 35.5 minutes and 82 games with Dallas.

Drafted: Third overall by Timberwolves in 2008.

Comment: He never has become the superstar Wolves fans envisioned when they hyperventilated after their team drafted him third overall and then traded him for Kevin Love on draft night in 2008. Fine shooter and probably best defender of this free-agent bunch, and he had his best pro season with Dallas last month after falling off badly after the All-Star break. Extremely durable, has played every game in three of five NBA seasons. Looking for a featured role after relegated to a reserve’s role with Memphis. Similar to new Wolf Shabazz Muhammad in that both were ballyhooed as one of the nation’s best players for years in their youths.

J.J. Redick

Ht.: 6-4 ¾ • Age: 29 • College: Duke

2012-13 stats: Averaged 14.1 points on 43.4 pct. field-goal and 36.6 pct. three-point shooting, 3.8 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 0.5 steals in 30.5 minutes and 78 games with Orlando and Milwaukee.

Drafted: 11th overall by Orlando in 2006

Comment: If the Wolves want pure shooters to place next to Ricky Rubio, this guy is the best in the bunch, particularly coming off screens. He’s a career 39-percent shooter from three-point range and one of the league’s most dependable free-throw shooters (90 percent last season, 88.1 for his career). A bit taller than Mayo but probably not as physical or as good a defender.Played six-plus seasons in Orlando before being traded to Milwaukee for final 28 games last season. Said to be seeking $10 million a season, which is well out of Wolves’ $7 million-plus price range.

Kevin Martin

Ht.: 6-7 • Age: 30 • College: W. Carolina

2012-13 stats: Averaged 14.0 on 45 pct. field-goal and 42.6 pct. three-point shooting, 2.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.9 steals in 27.7 minutes and 77 games for Oklahoma City.

Drafted: 26th overall by Sacramento in 2004.

Comment: Still an efficient scorer, deft three-point shooter and mediocre defender who played for Wolves coach Rick Adelman in both Sacramento and Houston. Adapted to a sixth-man role with Oklahoma City last season after being involved in blockbuster trade that sent James Harden to Houston. Could very well return to Thunder, but his relationship with Adelman could prove meaningful for Wolves if their search comes to that.

Longer shot: Kyle Korver, 6-7, Atlanta. Excellent spot-up shooter and Ashton Kuchar look-alike whom Hawks want to re-sign, and they have all kinds of cap room at this point.

Others: Chicago’s Marco Belinelli, Milwaukee’s Mike Dunleavy, Utah’s Randy Foye, Dallas’ Anthony Morrow

Jerry Zgoda

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Houston 1 FINAL
Miami 1
Philadelphia 1 FINAL
Minnesota 7
St. Louis 3 FINAL
Detroit 4
Baltimore - WP: T. Wilson 10 FINAL
NY Yankees - LP: S. Baker 2
Boston 9 FINAL
Tampa Bay 6
Toronto 3 FINAL
Pittsburgh 8
Atlanta 5 FINAL
Toronto 3
Washington 2 FINAL
NY Mets 10
Chicago Cubs 5 FINAL
Cincinnati 9
San Diego 3 FINAL
Texas 2
San Francisco 9 FINAL
Seattle 8
Colorado 4 FINAL
Chicago Cubs 18
Cleveland 3 FINAL
Milwaukee 2
Oakland 10 FINAL
Chicago WSox 4
Los Angeles 5 FINAL
LA Angels 4
Kansas City 10 FINAL
Arizona 5
Atlanta 100 FINAL
Charlotte 115
New York 80 FINAL
Chicago 111
Golden State 108 FINAL
Milwaukee 95
Oklahoma City 89 FINAL
Utah 94
Denver 114 FINAL
Portland 120
Nashville 4 FINAL
Washington 3
Arizona 2 FINAL
Pittsburgh 3
San Jose 3 FINAL(SO)
Philadelphia 2
Anaheim 3 FINAL
NY Islanders 2
NY Rangers 2 FINAL
Boston 4
Tampa Bay 0 FINAL
Detroit 4
New Jersey 1 FINAL
Carolina 3
Florida 2 FINAL(OT)
Montreal 3
Ottawa 3 FINAL(OT)
Toronto 4
Los Angeles 1 FINAL
Minnesota 4
Columbus 4 FINAL
St. Louis 2
Buffalo 3 FINAL
Colorado 5
Dallas 4 FINAL(OT)
Vancouver 3
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Wisconsin 85
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NJIT 78
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Kentucky 68
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Montreal 2
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D.C. 1
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Houston 0
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FC Dallas 0
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(1) Connecticut 105
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(8) Louisville 66
(16) Duke 55 FINAL
(4) Maryland 65
Gonzaga 69 FINAL
(6) Tennessee 73
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