3 reasons why the Minnesota Timberwolves are a great fit for Kentucky guard Rob Dillingham

Rob Dillingham has a terrific offensive skillset that would fit with a lot of teams, but his fit with the Timberwolves is the best.
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2. Keys To The Second Unit

There's no questioning Dillingham's skillset. He's a true scoring point guard who is lethal off of the dribble. That's a great skill to have in the NBA as a rookie.

Because of that, he's going to have a significant role with the Timberwolves right away. With the expected departure of Monte Morris and Jordan McLaughlin -- both backup point guards who are currently free agents -- that leaves ample time and available minutes for Dillingham.

The biggest concern for the Timberwolves was the lack of firepower they had in the backcourt and off of the bench. Outside of Anthony Edwards, the inability to find true scorers at the guard position was a bit of a struggle. Not anymore.

"When you can just get a really good player who can score the basketball," Green said. "Figure out how the system works for him and then all of the sudden the franchise is in a territory that it's never been in before."

Dillingham will likely be allowed to have a lot of rope offensivley this season and showcase his scoring and playmaking skillset. That's not something that is always the case for rookies.