With 2 roster spots remaining on the Timberwolves 15-man roster, Wolves brass has spent the past few weeks scouring the remains of the free agent market in hopes of landing a serviceable big in order to add depth to their frontcourt. With the return of Anthony Tolliver looking very slim due to salary concerns, Minnesota has set their sights on a few high-upside, higher-risk players which include Hassan Whiteside, Andray Blatche, and Sean Williams, among others.
After Timberwolves regional scout Milton Barnes watched Whiteside play in a pickup game this past week, he apparently saw enough positives in order to convince the Wolves to take a closer look at the former Marshall standout. Minnesota’s interest in Whiteside is strong enough that he will reportedly be flown out to Minneapolis today in order to be put through a workout tomorrow. [Read more...]