Jaynes: Blazers Can Get Pick, Expirings For RFA F Nicolas Batum?

Dwight Jaynes of reports the following as a possible sign-and-trade package from the Minnesota Timberwolves for Portland Trail Blazers restricted free agent forward Nicolas Batum. ------------------------- I'm hearing today that Portland can get an unprotected first-round pick from Minnesota, along with a package of veteran players with one year left on their contracts (meaning, cap space next summer), in a sign-and-trade for Nic Batum. ------------------------- -- Ben Golliver | | Twitter