Jimmy Butler had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and Chicago won for the seventh time in its last nine games.
In return, the Nets received Thaddeus Young.
Minnesota will also keep Anthony Bennett in the three-team trade.
Since this has become LeBron’s summer of love we can turn this into a campy double-entendre, with the lights squarely on Kevin Love, who is supposedly LeBron’s 7-foot bridge to bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy to Cleveland.
Speaking softly and carrying a big stick hasn’t helped Chicago attract a star previously.
Brandon Roy is on his way to Minnesota to start his comeback in the same place his career began seven years ago.
Roy, 27, retired in 2011 with chronic knee problems as the Blazers used their amnesty clause on him.
When Griffin had a wide open lane in last night’s Clippers-Timberwolves games last night, it seemed only natural that he add to his impressive dunking resume. That’s not exactly what happen.
Derrick Rose is improving, but will be a game time decision against the Celtics Friday night.
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
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The Chicago Bulls traded the No. 28 and No. 43 draft picks to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the draft rights to 6-10 forward Nikola Mirotic.
Derrick Rose continues to dominate the court for the Bulls as he led Chicago over the Timberwolves Saturday night. This is the Bulls’ fifth straight victory.