Nets’ Langdon latest candidate for Wolves executive opening

Nets front-office man Trajan Langdon is one of several candidates for the Timberwolves' top basketball executive job.

Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon has emerged as one of a handful of candidates for the Minnesota Timberwolves’ president of basketball operations vacancy, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Langdon has been in his current position with the Nets since 2016. Prior to that, he was a scout with the San Antonio Spurs from 2012-15.

Langdon, 42, was a first-round pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1999 (No. 11 overall) after an illustrious career at Duke. His best years as a pro came overseas from 2002-11.

Along with Langdon, the Timberwolves are reportedly set to talk to former NBA guard and current ESPN analyst Chauncey Billups, Houston Rockets vice president Gersson Rosas, Los Angeles Clippers assistant GM Michael Winger and Denver Nuggets assistant GM Calvin Booth.

Whoever is hired reportedly oversee the entire basketball side and have the authority to determine the fates of current Timberwolves GM Scott Layden and interim coach Ryan Saunders.

The Timberwolves finished 36-36 and missed the playoffs.