HOUSTON (AP) - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets have traded the 23rd and 38th picks in the draft, a future first-round pick and center Brad Miller to Minnesota for 7-foot Lithuanian Donatas Motiejunas and point guard Jonny Flynn.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the deal has not yet been approved by the league.
The Timberwolves selected the 7-foot Motiejunas with the 20th pick. Motiejunas is playing his second season with the Italian club Benetton Treviso. He averaged 13.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and two steals in 30 regular-season games.
Earlier, the Rockets used the 14th overall pick to take Kansas forward Marcus Morris.
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