"When the Toronto Raptors traded prized back-up point guard Jarrett Jack to the New Orleans Hornets they lost their primary back-up to Jose Calderon, and while Jerryd Bayless can play some point, he seems better suited to the two-guard spot. The Raptors, too, have been in contact with the Timberwolves regarding Flynn, who would play behind Calderon in the spot once occupied by Jack."

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I wonder since Minnesota seems confident they will get Rubio to join the team next year, would having Calderon around help with the transition and luring of him?

Minnesota would be one of the few teams in the league able to take Calderon and the remaining two years of his contract on.