The Timberwolves landed the fifth overall pick in Tuesday night’s NBA draft lottery.

They had an 8.8 percent chance of claiming the No. 1 overall pick after winning the lottery a year ago and drafting Karl-Anthony Towns, but the top three spots went to Philadelphia, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston.

The Wolves’ roster is already stacked with the last two No. 1 overall picks, Towns and Andrew Wiggins, so who will their next young star be?

Here is a look at how the Wolves might use the No. 5 overall pick in several post-lottery mock drafts:

Sports Illustrated, Andrew Sharp
Henry Ellenson, Marquette, forward/center

“The Wolves could go a lot of different directions here. If they want immediate shooting help, Buddy Hield is the choice. If they want insurance in the backcourt, then Kris Dunn makes a lot of sense, or Jamal Murray could be the choice if he's still on the board. But Henry Ellenson's got the range and skills to be a perfect four next to Karl-Anthony Towns going forward, and as we've all seen the Wolves slowly assemble the 2019 Dream Team, power forward is the one hole that hasn't been filled. Ellenson's biggest question mark is defense, but for a player who may struggle on defense, it's hard to imagine a better security blanket than Towns and Andrew Wiggins playing in a Thibs system.”

ESPN, Chad Ford
Kris Dunn, Providence, point guard

“The Wolves' biggest need is shooting, both at the 2 and the 4 positions. If Buddy Hield and Henry Ellenson are on the board, they'll be very tempted. But Tom Thibodeau, the new president and coach, believes in defense first, and Kris Dunn is an elite defender. Taking him would give them flexibility, should they choose to trade Ricky Rubio. It's a tough call. But from what I could gather at the combine and the lottery, they might be leaning toward Dunn.”, Scott Howard-Cooper
Buddy Hield, Oklahoma, shooting guard

“The first pick by new head of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau could be a potential defensive standout like Kris Dunn to fit the style of new coach Tom Thibodeau. But upgrading the 3-point game is a Minnesota priority, and that's Hield. Think he'd get some open looks playing with Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins? One of the stars of the college game in 2015-16, Hield is a versatile and explosive threat who can score in transition or as a catch-and-shoot guy in half-court sets. He gets to the rim and creates on the perimeter, with the added benefit of four seasons in a major program and being 22 years old. In short, Hield will be one of the most NBA-ready players in the draft.”

Yahoo/The Vertical, Jonathan Givony
Kris Dunn, Providence, point guard

“Dunn could get picked a few slots higher, but he likely will have no qualms about landing with a team like Minnesota, which has an abundance of young talent. Dunn is the best point guard in the draft, and at 22 he should be polished enough to join the outstanding young core the Timberwolves have built with Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins.”, Sam Vecenie
Jamal Murray, Kentucky, shooting guard

“The Wolves failed to move up in the draft, but that's no matter given how lucky they got last year to select first overall and get a franchise-altering talent like Karl-Anthony Towns. I've been stating for about a month now in this space that Murray to the Timberwolves is about as perfect a fit as you'll find for a player and situation. The Wolves could use shooting between Ricky Rubio and Andrew Wiggins, and Murray could use some length and defensive prowess around him as he continues to develop and mature on that end. He'll give Tom Thibodeau's offense some punch in the first season.”, Aaron Torres
Jamal Murray, Kentucky, shooting guard

“The lottery gods weren't shining on the T-Wolves this year, but that may be a good thing. At this point Minnesota doesn't need another superstar, but instead a piece it can slide in next to Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins. Murray is exactly that, a dead-eye shooter who will space the floor and complement Towns and Wiggins perfectly. This team could be really good ... as soon as next year.”

Star Tribune, Jerry Zgoda
Kris Dunn, Providence, point guard

“The proverbial “best player” still available even over Oklahoma star Buddy Hield and a potential lock-down defender, but you can bet Wolves explore all options to trade the pick to add a veteran(s).”

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