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Former Cowboy John Lucas III makes the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Roster

The Minnesota Timberwolves have cut their roster down to the NBA max of 15 players and JLIII has made the cut.

NBA: Miami Heat-Media Day Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

To get down to the NBA roster maximum of 15 players, the Minnesota Timberwolves waived Rasual Butler and Toure Murry. This means that former Oklahoma State Cowboy John Lucas III has made the cut and will start this season off as a member of the Timberwolves.

Lucas III has been in and out of the NBA since his career started in Houston in 2005. He spent some time last year in the NBA D-League and the Puerto Rican League, but has found his way back onto an NBA roster. Lucas III has averaged 4.8 points and 1.5 assists in 12.3 minutes per game in his NBA Career.

This is great news for JLIII. Best of luck to him this season!