Below are some updates that include a little bit of everything...
- Flip Saunders said yet again that he expects Pek to be back in Minnesota next season. He'll be visiting him next week in Europe and Flip will also see Rubio on Saturday in Miami.
- Flip will be bringing Minnesota's Rodney Williams & Trevor Mbakwe back to Minnesota for individual workouts sometime in the next few weeks.
- Pittsburgh center Steven Adams will workout for the Wolves in Minnesota on June 12th.
- SDSU's Jamaal Franklin will have a workout for the Wolves in Minnesota sometime in mid-June.
- Georgia's Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be here on Thursday (May 30) for a workout. Allen Crabbe & Ricardo Ledo are expected to be a part of that workout as well.
- Kansas center Jeff Withey will workout for the Wolves in Minnesota on June 13th.
- Flip is still searching for a general manager, but says he won't hire one until after the 2013 NBA Draft. Two candidates under consideration include Hornets' Tim Connelly & Wizards' Milt Newton. Both of whom worked with Flip during his tenure with the Washington Wizards.
- Agent Mark Bartelstein says his client James Southerland will be working out for a number of teams (one of which is the Wolves) sometime over the next few weeks.
- UNC forward Reggie Bullock will workout for the Wolves in Minnesota on June 17.
- The Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda asked an NBA scout if he'd give up Derrick Williams to move from the 9th pick into the Top 4. The scout says, NO WAY! Derrick would at least be a Top 4 talent in this draft.
- Flip is hoping to see Alexey Shved for a chat when Saunders is in Italy for the Eurocamp in the second week of June.
- Russian prospect Sergey Karasev is having a pro day workout in Vegas in the next couple days. Flip will be in attendance. Prospects DeShaun Thomas, Trevor Mbakwe are a couple others that will be there as well.
- Mike Muscala turned down the opportunity to be a part of the two-day workouts held the past couple days at the Target Center, however he'll workout for the Wolves individually sometime in June.
- The Wolves will compete in the 2013 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the 8th consecutive summer that the Wolves will compete in Vegas. Summer League tips on July 12th and will conclude with a championship game on July 22nd.
There's plenty going on and it's good to see/hear that Flip is working his tail off to make sure his first transactions he makes back in Minnesota are 'good ones'. Stay tuned for more, thanks for reading HOWL and GO WOLVES!