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Key Minnesota Timberwolves player will be a free agent this summer

The season came to an end for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night when they lost to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.

Despite the loss, the Timberwolves had an excellent season and not many thought they would be among the final four teams.

Kyle Anderson has been a productive role player for the team over the past two seasons.

He finished the closeout game with seven points, three rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block while shooting 3/9 from the field and 1/4 from three-point range in 33 minutes of playing time.

This summer, the former UCLA star will play a free agent who is available to sign with any team in the league.

May 26, 2024;  Dallas, Texas, USA;  Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kyle Anderson (1) and guard Mike Conley (10) react in the first quarter against the Dallas Mavericks during game three of the Western Conference finals for the 2024 NBA Playoffs at the American Airlines Center.  Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

May 26, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kyle Anderson (1) and guard Mike Conley (10) react in the first quarter against the Dallas Mavericks during game three of the Western Conference finals for the 2024 NBA Playoffs at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory credits: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports / Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Anderson was the 30th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and also spent time with the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies during 10 seasons in the league.

His career averages are 6.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.0 steals per game while shooting 47.9% from the field and 33.8% from three-point range in 653 regular season games.

He has also appeared in 66 NBA playoff games (nine starts).

As for the Timberwolves, they finished as the third seed in the Western Conference with a record of 56-26.

They defeated the Phoenix Suns in the first round and defeated the Denver Nuggets in the second round (in seven games).

There is no doubt that they will be seen as a contender in 2025.

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