The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to acquire Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young to complete the trade that sends All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein.
According to multiple reports, Minnesota is set to acquire Cavaliers rookie Andrew Wiggins, 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett and a future first-round pick in exchange for Love.
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It had previously been reported the Timberwolves would send Bennett to the 76ers as part of the package for Young, but now Minnesota is likely to just include a first-round pick, forward Luc Richard Mbah A Moute and guard Alexey Shved, according to Stein.
Wiggins has not been eligible for a trade because of an NBA rule that bars trades involving rookies for 30 days after they sign their contracts. That wait period will be complete on Saturday.
Young, 26, averaged a career-high 17.9 points per game last season, adding 6.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He has two years left on his contract and is owed $19.4 million.
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