2013–14 Minnesota Timberwolves season

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2013–14 Minnesota Timberwolves season
Head coach Rick Adelman
General manager Flip Saunders
Owner(s) Glen Taylor
Arena Target Center
Results
Record 40–42 (.488)
Place Division: 3rd (Northwest)
Conference: 10th (Western)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports North
Radio WCCO
< 2012–13 2014–15 >

The 2013–14 Minnesota Timberwolves season is the 25th season for the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The season was historic in that the team finished with the 2nd highest single season point differential in NBA history.[1] Despite the statistical accolade, the franchise continued its playoff drought, missing the postseason for the 10th straight season.

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 9 Trey Burke PG  United States Michigan
1 26 André Roberson SG/SF  United States Colorado
2 52 Lorenzo Brown PG  United States NC State
2 59 Bojan Dubljević PF Montenegro Valencia Basket (Spain)

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Minnesota Timberwolves roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 11 Barea, José Juan 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 178 lb (81 kg) 1984–06–26 Northeastern
G/F 13 Brewer, Corey 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1986–03–05 Florida
F 10 Budinger, Chase 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 209 lb (95 kg) 1988–05–22 Arizona
F 33 Cunningham, Dante 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 221 lb (100 kg) 1987–04–22 Villanova
C 5 Dieng, Gorgui 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 238 lb (108 kg) 1990–01–18 Louisville
G/F 6 Hummel, Robbie 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1989–03–08 Purdue
G/F 0 Jeffers, Othyus 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1985–08–15 Robert Morris
F/C 42 Love, Kevin (C) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 243 lb (110 kg) 1988–09–07 UCLA
G 23 Martin, Kevin 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 197 lb (89 kg) 1983–02–01 Western Carolina
F 12 Mbah a Moute, Luc 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1986–09–09 UCLA
G/F 15 Muhammad, Shabazz 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 222 lb (101 kg) 1992–11–13 UCLA
C 14 Peković, Nikola Injured 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 285 lb (129 kg) 1986–01–03 Montenegro
G 9 Rubio, Ricky 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1990–10–21 Spain
G 1 Shved, Alexey 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 187 lb (85 kg) 1988–12–16 Russia
C 32 Turiaf, Ronny 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 241 lb (109 kg) 1983–01–13 Gonzaga
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2014–04–08

Pre-season[edit]

2013 pre-season game log
Total: 4–3 (Home: 2–2; Road: 2–1)
2013–14 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Oklahoma City Thunder 59 23 .720 0.0 34–7 25–16 11–5 82
x-Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 5.0 31–10 23–18 13–3 82
Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 .488 19.0 24–17 16–25 7–9 82
Denver Nuggets 36 46 .439 23.0 22–19 14–27 5–11 82
Utah Jazz 25 57 .305 34.0 16–25 9–32 4–12 82


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-San Antonio Spurs * 62 20 .756 82
2 y-Oklahoma City Thunder * 59 23 .720 3.0 82
3 y-Los Angeles Clippers * 57 25 .695 5.0 82
4 x-Houston Rockets 54 28 .659 8.0 82
5 x-Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 8.0 82
6 x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 11.0 82
7 x-Memphis Grizzlies 50 32 .610 12.0 82
8 x-Dallas Mavericks 49 33 .598 13.0 82
9 Phoenix Suns 48 34 .585 14.0 82
10 Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 .488 22.0 82
11 Denver Nuggets 36 46 .439 26.0 82
12 New Orleans Pelicans 34 48 .415 28.0 82
13 Sacramento Kings 28 54 .341 34.0 82
14 Los Angeles Lakers 27 55 .329 35.0 82
15 Utah Jazz 25 57 .305 37.0 82

Game Log[edit]

2013–14 game log
Total: 40–42 (Home: 24–17; Road: 16–25)
2013–14 season schedule

References[edit]