Left to Right: (Front row): Head Athletic Trainer Jeff Tanaka, Antonio Blakeney, Justin Holiday, Cameron Payne, Denzel Valentine, Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, Jerian Grant, David Nwaba, Ryan Arcidiacono, Equipment Manager John Ligmanowski. (Middle row): Assistant Athletic Trainer Arnold Lee, Sean Kilpatrick, Noah Vonleh, Lauri Markkanen, Omer Asik, Robin Lopez, Bobby Portis, Cristiano Felício, Paul Zipser, Video Coordinator Paul Miller, Assistant Equipment Manager Steve Pankow. (Back row): Basketball Operations Associate Ryan Nadeau, Physical Therapist Mike Orr, Director of Sports Performance Chip Schaefer, Assistant Coach Randy Brown, Associate Head Coach Jim Boylen, Head Coach Fred Hoiberg, Assistant Coach Pete Myers, Assistant Coach Nate Loenser, Director of Player Development Shawn Respert, Strength Coach Matthew Johnson, Assistant Strength Coach Geoff Puls, Basketball Operations Associate Derrick Mallison
First Round: Lauri Markkanen (Arizona).
Failed to qualify.
Kris Dunn was named to the U.S. Team, and Lauri Markkanen to the World Team, for 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars at NBA All-Star Weekend, as selected by NBA assistant coaches ... Markkanen was also selected to participate in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge on Saturday night, where he won the “bigs” category and finished as runner-up ... Markkanen earned All-Rookie First Team honors