The Timberwolves and Sacramento Kings are swapping power forwards. The T’wolves have traded Derrick Williams to the Sacramento Kings for Luc Mbah a Moute [[ Luke em-bah ah MOO-tay ]]. The 27-year-old Mbah a Moute was a teammate of T’wolves star Kevin Love at UCLA. He has averaged 6.8 points and 5.3 rebounds in five-plus seasons with the Kings and Milwaukee Bucks.
The Timberwolves are back home to battle the Denver Nuggets tonight at the Target Center. Minnesota will then head back out on another two-game road trip to Dallas and Oklahoma City on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. The T’wolves sit at 8-and-8 on the season after Monday’s 99-84 setback in Indiana. The Nuggets have won three in-a-row to improve to 7-and-6.