- Tom Carpenter, Fantasy and Insider
Chase Budinger may have been able to get more money elsewhere, but he opted to re-sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves for a bit less. Still, a three-year deal worth $16 million is a decent payday for a role player coming off a knee injury. Speaking of his health, according to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, "Budinger said he is still working on his knee to make sure the strength is 100 percent back. But the knee feels good, he said."