5 Basketball Players who Played for Timberwolves and Bucks

There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Minnesota Timberwolves and Milwaukee Bucks.

And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Timberwolves and the Bucks.

Sam Cassell

Sam Cassell enjoyed a successful 15-season career in the NBA, known for his clutch shooting and leadership. Drafted 24th overall by the Houston Rockets in the 1993 NBA Draft, Cassell proved instrumental in the Rockets’ back-to-back NBA Championships in 1994 and 1995.

His tenure in the NBA saw him wearing jerseys for eight different teams, including standout stints with the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Clippers.

Despite being traded multiple times, Cassell consistently produced on the court, averaging 15.7 points and 6.0 assists per game over his career. He was named an All-Star once, in 2003-04, while with the Timberwolves.

Cassell Key Stats

  • All-Star (Timberwolves)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Nets, Bucks, Clippers)

Mo Williams

Mo Williams is probably best known for his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Williams, a 6’1″ point guard, had a 13-year career that spanned from 2003 to 2017.

Williams had a breakout season with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2006-2007, averaging over 17 points per game. He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2008, where he played alongside LeBron James and was named an All-Star in 2009. His high-scoring and playmaking ability made him a key part of the Cavaliers’ success during his tenure.

After bouncing around the league in the later stages of his career, Williams briefly rejoined the Cavaliers in 2015 and was part of the team’s championship roster in 2016, providing veteran leadership and depth off the bench.

Williams Key Stats

  • All-Star (Cavs)
  • NBA Championship (Cavs)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Bucks, Cavs, Jazz, Clippers, Timberwolves, Hornets)

Jeff Teague

Jeff Teague, an NBA veteran with a career span of over a decade, was selected 19th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Known for his quickness and playmaking ability, Teague quickly rose to prominence as the Hawks’ starting point guard.

Perhaps his best season in Atlanta (and possibly career) was in 2014-2015 when he averaged 15.9 points, 7.0 assists per game, and was named an NBA All-Star.

Teague’s career, though characterized by frequent team changes, has been consistent in terms of his contributions on the court with career averages of 12.2 points and 5.6 assists per game.

Teague Key Stats

  • All-Star (Hawks)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Hawks, Pacers, Timberwolves)

Luke Ridnour

Luke Ridnour was selected 14th overall in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics, after a stellar college career at the University of Oregon. During his time with the SuperSonics, Ridnour solidified his place as a steady playmaker, averaging career highs of 11.5 points and 7.0 assists during the 2005-2006 season.

After five seasons in Seattle, Ridnour moved on to the Milwaukee Bucks, where he spent four seasons before stints with the Timberwolves, Hornets, and Magic.

Throughout his 12 seasons in the NBA, Ridnour provided quality minutes as both a starter and backup point guard, known for his stability and leadership on and off the court.

Ridnour Key Stats

  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Supersonics, Bucks, Timberwolves)

Mike James

Mike James began his NBA career undrafted, but he managed to break into the league in 2001 with the Miami Heat. From there, he embarked on a journey that saw him play for numerous teams, including the Celtics, Pistons, Bucks, Rockets, Raptors, Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, Wizards, and Bulls.

Perhaps the highlight of his NBA tenure came during the 2005-2006 season with the Toronto Raptors, where he averaged a career-high in points and showcased his ability to lead a team as a primary guard. His NBA journey was marked by his adaptability, allowing him to fit into various roles, from starting point guard to a bench contributor.

In addition to his NBA career, James had spells in international basketball, playing in France, Turkey, and Italy, which further underscored his dedication and adaptability to different styles of play and cultures.

James Key Stats

  • NBA Championship (Pistons)
  • 20+ Points/Game Season (Raptors)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Raptors)

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