Timberwolves make draft-night trade with Memphis, select Walker Kessler at No. 22

Timberwolves make draft-night trade with Memphis, select Walker Kessler at No. 22

The Timberwolves started draft night with one first-round pick. They ended it with two. President Tim Connelly moved down and then back up the draft board on Thursday night as he made his first draft with the Wolves an eventful one. As the Wolves came up on the clock at No. 19 overall, they swung a deal with the Grizzlies to move back in the draft and take Memphis' 22nd and 29th picks, but weren't done with that. The Wolves kept the first of those picks and selected Auburn center Walker Kessler at No. 22, but before they could pick at No. 29, Connelly swung another deal with Houston for No. 26 and selected Wendell Moore from Duke. The Wolves traded out of No. 19 after selecting Wake Forest forward …
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