The Timberwolves interviewed Wizards VP Milt Newton for their vacant GM position this week.
The Wolves are looking for a starting SG in free agency, and Flip Saunders is expected to meet this week with O.J. Mayo, J.J. Redick, Mike Dunleavy and Chase Budinger.
The Wolves are unlikely to move up in the 2013 draft because Flip Saunders doesn't feel there are any "impact players."
The Wolves have four picks in the 2013 draft, and Flip Saunders is eager to acquire shooting guards with 3-point range.
Flip Saunders is "quietly doing background checks" on "potential GM candidates," according to ESPN's Chris Broussard.
Timberwolves GM Flip Saunders said it's "unlikely" the team will trade the No. 9 overall pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and he also added the team would "explore acquiring a veteran shooting guard."
Flip Saunders wasted no time in his new role as President of Basketball Operations for the Timberwolves and fired five scouts on Wednesday.
Glen Taylor said Friday he's no longer interested in selling the Timberwolves.
Flip Saunders has officially signed on to be the President of Basketball Operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves.