Remaking the Wolves (again)
New Wolves President of Basketball Operations Flip Saunders remade the roster this summer, spending nearly $120 million in guaranteed contracts to do so.
F Andrei Kirilenko: Opted out of $10.2 million contract for this season and signed for $3.1 million with Brooklyn after turning down multiyear offer from Wolves worth more than twice that annually.
F Mickael Gelabale: Contract expired in July, not re-signed.
G Malcolm Lee: Traded to Phoenix via Golden State to clear nearly $1 million for summer spending spree.
G Luke Ridnour: Traded to Milwaukee in July deal that brought Kevin Martin from Oklahoma City in a sign-and-trade arrangement.
G Brandon Roy: Released in May from final, non-guaranteed season of a two-year, $10 million contract.
C Greg Stiemsma: Released in July before $2.5 million salary was guaranteed for this season. Signed soon after by New Orleans.
C Nikola Pekovic: Restricted free agent re-signed last week to five-year, $60M contract.
G Kevin Martin: Legitimately sized shooting guard (6-7) signed to four-year deal worth nearly $28 million.
F Chase Budinger: Rick Adelman favorite returned to Wolves with three-year, $15M deal.
F Corey Brewer: Brought back to team that drafted him with three-year, $14M deal.
C Ronny Turiaf: Veteran big-man signed to two-year, $3.2 deal because of his interior defense and leadership.
F/G Shabazz Muhammad: Polarizing scorer selected 14th overall after Wolves swung draft-night deal with Utah to trade ninth pick for two first-round picks.
C Gorgui Dieng: Big man drafted 21st overall for his shot-blocking and defense.
|Cincinnati - A. Simon||1:20 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - J. Samardzija|
|St. Louis - M. Wacha||6:05 PM|
|Washington - G. Gonzalez|
|Milwaukee - K. Lohse||6:05 PM|
|Pittsburgh - C. Morton|
|Toronto - D. Hutchison||6:05 PM|
|Cleveland - J. Masterson|
|LA Angels - J. Weaver||6:08 PM|
|Detroit - D. Smyly|
|Atlanta - A. Harang||6:10 PM|
|NY Mets - J. Niese|
|Baltimore - C. Tillman||6:10 PM|
|Boston - J. Lackey|
|NY Yankees - H. Kuroda||6:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - E. Bedard|
|Seattle - C. Young||6:10 PM|
|Miami - N. Eovaldi|
|Chicago WSox - F. Paulino||7:05 PM|
|Texas - M. Perez|
|Minnesota - R. Nolasco||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - J. Vargas|
|Philadelphia - J. Pettibone||7:40 PM|
|Colorado - T. Chatwood|
|Houston - J. Cosart||9:05 PM|
|Oakland - S. Gray|
|San Francisco - M. Cain||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - T. Ross|
|Arizona - W. Miley||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - Z. Greinke|