First-round draft pick Kris Dunn is the headliner and Ryan Saunders is the coach of the Timberwolves’ Summer League team, which will begin action in Las Vegas against the Denver Nuggets this Friday on the UNLV campus.

The roster includes Dunn, taken fifth in June’s draft, as well as current  Timberwolves players Tyus Jones and Adreian Payne. Teams will compete in three preliminary-round games from July 8-12 before being seeded in a tournament that starts July 13 and ends with the championship game July 18. Each team will play a minimum of five games.

Here is the Wolves roster:

No.

Player

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

Birthdate

College/From

NBA Exp.

13

Keith Benson

C

6-11

238

08/13/88

Oakland University (MI)/USA

1

44

Coty Clarke

F

6-7

235

07/04/92

Arkansas/USA

1

31

Majok Deng

F

6-10

185

03/01/93

Louisiana-Monroe/South Sudan

R

3

Kris Dunn

G

6-4

210

03/18/94

Providence/USA

R

24

Jarrid Famous

F/C

6-11

239

07/16/88

South Florida/USA

R

1

Tyus Jones

G

6-2

195

05/10/96

Duke/USA

1

43

Kris Joseph

F

6-7

210

12/17/88

Syracuse/Canada

1

23

Toure’ Murry

G

6-5

200

11/08/89

Wichita State/USA

2

33

Adreian Payne

F

6-10

237

02/19/91

Michigan State/USA

2

0

Kevin Punter

G

6-2

190

06/25/93

Tennessee/USA

R

25

Xavier Silas

G

6-5

198

01/22/88

Northern Illinois/USA

1

51

Scott Suggs

G

6-7

199

11/10/89

Washington/USA

R

11

Devin Thomas

F

6-9

248

05/17/94

Wake Forest/USA

R

Summer League Head Coach: Ryan Saunders (Minnesota)

And here is the team’s preliminary-round schedule:

Date

Event

Location

Time (all times CT)

July 8

Game #1 vs. Denver

Thomas & Mack Center

7:30 p.m.

July 10

Game #2 vs. Toronto

Cox Pavilion

5:00 p.m.

July 11

Game #3 vs. Cleveland

Thomas & Mack Center

7:30 p.m.

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