His playing time dipped in Indiana as he started only two games and averaged 7.1 points. He logged four total minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals series against Miami.
Indiana elected not to extend a qualifying offer to keep Turner.
The Timberwolves appointed president of basketball operations Flip Saunders as head coach after the team went 40-42 and failed to make the playoffs last season under Rick Adelman, who announced in April that he would retire.
- Chris Johnson