A person with knowledge of the deal said Martin agreed Tuesday to terms with the Timberwolves on a four-year deal worth as much as $30 million.
The Timberwolves also agreed to terms on a three-year, $16-million deal with free-agent swingman Chase Budinger.
Martin averaged 14.0 points and shot 42.6% on three-pointers last year in a bench role for the Thunder. He will become a starter in Minnesota, where the Timberwolves have been desperately looking for three-point shooters after finishing last in the league in that department last season.
Martin played for Adelman with the
The New York Knicks have expressed interest in veteran free-agent big man Elton Brand, Newsday reported. The first overall pick in 1999 is intrigued about playing for the Knicks, but they're not the only team pursuing Brand.
"Elton's from New York," Brand's agent, David Falk, said. "The Knicks have a really good team. He's definitely interested in New York. But it's early. He's exploring his options. We very much appreciate the interest the Knicks have shown in Elton."
The Knicks could dip into their $3.18-million mini-midlevel exception to pay Brand, a two-time All-Star who has career averages of 17.4 points and 9.1 rebounds. But it's more likely that they will offer him the veteran's minimum of $1.4 million.
With the threat of an offer sheet from a conference rival, the