Northwest Notes: Wolves, Love, Perkins

June 1 at 3:23pm CDT By Zach Links

Former Syracuse star Jerami Grant is feeling confident after his workout today for the Wolves, according to the team’s Twitter account.  Meanwhile, he says he needs to work on his shooting consistency to take the next step (link).  The small forward is currently slated to go No. 25 in DraftExpress’ mock draft.  The Wolves own the No. 13 pick in the first round.  More out of the Northwest Division..

  • Kevin Love may be vacationing in Boston, but Wolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders told reporters, including The Associated Press, that he expects the All-Star back in Minnesota next season.  Love declined comment when asked if he was scouting out the city as a possible destination, but that hasn’t helped to quell any of the speculation that he wants to join the C’s.
  • When asked if it’s time to turn the page on Kendrick Perkins, Thunder coach Scott Brooks replied, “That remains to be seen. There’s a lot of work to be done this summer,” tweets Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman.  Perkins is entering the final year of his deal and is set to earn $9.15MM.
  • Pending free agent Thabo Sefolosha says that he has “no clue” if he’ll be back with the Thunder next year, Mayberry tweets.
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