MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have exercised their fourth-year contract options on point guard Ricky Rubio and small forward Derrick Williams, as expected.
The move on Williams was less of a sure thing, but the Wolves are counting on continued improvement this season from the second overall pick in the 2011 draft. The decision on these third-year players was announced by the Wolves on Saturday, along with the move to waive center Chris Johnson.READ MORE: No Injuries After Train Derailment In Plymouth
That brought the roster to 15 players for the regular season, giving forward Robbie Hummel and guard A.J. Price the last two spots.READ MORE: George Floyd's Cause Of Death, Derek Chauvin's Force Will Be Keys At Trial
Former basketball boss David Kahn’s last move before he was fired was to guarantee the 28-year-old Johnson’s $916,000 salary for 2013-14. He played in 30 games last season, averaging 3.9 points and 9.5 minutes.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Man Struck And Killed While Changing Tire On South Dakota Highway
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