Restricted Free Agent
The Minnesota Timberwolves are plenty busy on the day of the NBA Draft, but it didn’t stop them from acting on one of their current players. The Timberwolves announced Thursday they’ve extended a qualifying offer to center Nikola Pekovic, which makes him a restricted free agent.
Lindsay Whalen has been reunited with her Gophers teammate Janel McCarville, as the Minnesota Lynx has acquired the center from the Tulsa Shock in a three-team trade on Friday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves kept up their aggressive push to upgrade their promising young roster on Thursday, waiving center Darko Milicic and formally submitting their offer sheet for restricted free agent forward Nicolas Batum.