What should be at the top of new Timberwolves boss Tim Connelly’s to-do list?

Tim Connelly has yet to make public comments since being named the Timberwolves’ president of basketball operations on Monday. His initial press conference is expected to be held this week.

That will provide the first real insight into Connelly’s views on the roster and basketball operations structure over which he now resides.

He will face a number of questions about key players ranging from Anthony Edwards, Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell and beyond, head coach Chris Finch, executive vice president of basketball operations Sachin Gupta and more.

All are pertinent, all will have a major impact on the Timberwolves’ direction for years to come. Because while Minnesota took leaps forward this past season, simply maintaining this level of success would only be viewed as a failure. Growth has to be the expectation. The level to which that is achieved will, largely, be determined by Connelly, starting with the moves he makes this offseason.

Here’s a look at what should be at the top Connelly’s agenda as he gets started in Minnesota:

Sachin Gupta: Sachin Gupta, by many accounts, would have been a great hire for the job Connelly just took over. He was credited for deftly handling a rocky and sudden leadership change back in September, shrewdly handling Patrick Beverley’s contract extension negotiations and fighting the urge to make a move just to make a move at the trade deadline, going with what he thought was best for the team’s future,…

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