Timberwolves coach/president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau said he intends to sign three more players to a team that will make three-time Sixth Man of the Year winner Jamal Crawford as its 11th player with a guaranteed contract after he clears waivers Monday.
Thibodeau told WCCO-830 AM Sunday that he’d like to sign two more wing players and a third point guard to join newly signed Jeff Teague and former Apple Valley High star Tyus Jones. But he wants to leave the 15th and final big-league roster spot open to give the team flexibility to make a move later this summer or in the preseason.
The Wolves officially will introduce Teague and veteran forward Taj Gibson at a news conference Monday.
Meanwhile, Perry Ellis (Kansas) scored 19 points in leading the Wolves’ Las Vegas Summer League team to a 90-71 victory over Denver. Matt Costello (Michigan State) had 12 points and 15 rebounds. The Wolves are 1-1 in Las Vegas and play Golden State on Tuesday night in their next game.