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Updated: June 29th, 2014 8:54pm
Report: Timberwolves have interest in Chandler Parsons

Report: Timberwolves have interest in Chandler Parsons

by Andrew Krammer
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Sports Over Beers, episode 21. Kevin Love, Wolves chatter with Doogie
Sports Over Beers welcomes Darren 'Doogie' Wolfson to the podcast to talk some Wolves. We talk new draft choice Zach LaVine and his now infamous “F*** me” comment. All kinds of answers from Wolfson on what the next year will hold for the Timberwolves. What other changes do you see the Wolves making before the Wolves head to camp? What are the chances that Kevin Love is dealt before the season? What is Flip Saunders’ greatest motivation in regards to Love? Who are the most likely trade partners? What free agents will interest the Wolves? Are there other players beyond Love that the Wolves will look to trade? Will Minnesota use the mid-level exception? What do you think of Zach LaVine’s reaction to being drafted and what do you think of LaVine as a player? Why didn’t LaVine go back to UCLA for another year to improve his draft stock? Can Flip adapt to the modern NBA demands of head coaches? Will Dante Cunningham sign with the Wolves? What will become of Alexey Shved? Who will fill out the coaching staff?-- Also, some some surprising predictions about Kevin Garnett, Gorgui Dieng and Nikola Pekovic. The podcast episode is sponsored by Shock Top. "Live life unfiltered."
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The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly have interest in Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons, per a Yahoo! report. 

The Timberwolves' top priority regarding estranged forward Kevin Love still appears to be a deal with Golden State involving shooting guard Klay Thompson, but if that doesn't work out: 

"If the Thompson trade doesn't happen, the source said Minnesota could attempt a deal sending Love to the Rockets and acquire Parsons in a sign-and-trade," writes Yahoo's Marc Spears. 

Parsons, 25, is a restricted free agent and could have any offer he gets matched by Houston when free agency opens on July 1. Parsons has started 207 games since he entered the league in 2011 and posted career highs in points (16.6 ppg), rebounds (5.5 rpg) and assists (4.0 apg) last season. 

Parsons bounced between the Rockets and Timberwolves when he was drafted in 2011. The Rockets initially sent Parsons to Minnesota in a package deal before the Timberwolves sent him back for cash on the same day. 

Andrew Krammer covers the Minnesota Vikings for He previously covered the Gophers men's basketball team for the Minnesota Daily.
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