Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Kris Dunn with 5th Overall Pick
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have selected Providence point guard Kris Dunn with the fifth overall draft pick.
The selection pairs the best defensive guard in the draft with defensive mastermind Tom Thibodeau in Minnesota. Dunn said before the draft he wanted to play for Thibodeau and now it looks like he will get his wish.
The selection calls into question the future of Ricky Rubio with Minnesota. Both players are point guards and the Wolves may decide to trade the veteran Rubio to make room for Dunn.
The Wolves didn't think Dunn would be available at Number 5, but Boston's surprising selection of Jaylen Brown at number 3 opened the door.
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