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MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Timberwolves waived training camp invitees Will Conroy and Devean George on Wednesday.Conroy, a 6-2 guard who was undrafted in 2005, has played parts of two seasons in the NBA, most recently appearing in five games for the Houston Rockets in 2009-10, averaging 1.2 points and 1.4 assists. Conroy played for the Memphis Grizzlies (three games) and Los Angeles Clippers (four games) during the 2006-07 season.
George, a 6-8 swingman from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round (23rd overall) of the 1999 NBA draft. He spent eight years with the Lakers, winning NBA championships his first three seasons. He was signed as a free agent by Dallas in 2006 and spent three years with the Mavericks. George then played with Golden State in 2009-10. His best season was 2003-04, when he appeared in 82 games for the Lakers and averaged 7.4 points and 4.0 rebounds.
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MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Timberwolves have many players capable of playing multiple positions, and Wesley Johnson is one of them.Johnson, a second-year player out of Syracuse, was drafted fourth overall by the Wolves in 2010. In his rookie season, he played both small forward and shooting guard and averaged 9.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game.With plenty of forwards on the roster...
Ricky Rubio is finally here. The 21-year-old point guard joins the Minnesota Timberwolves this season after he was drafted by them fifth overall in 2009. But he spent two years in his native Spain before coming to the United States to fulfill his dream of playing in the NBA.Rubio hasnt played a game yet, but he has already created a bit of a buzz around the Twin Cities, as Wolves...
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday waived training camp invitees Dominique Johnson and Shaun Pruitt.
Johnson, a 6-3 guard from Azusa Pacific, was an NAIA All-American first team selection in 2010 after leading the Cougars in scoring at 17.1 points per game. He began the 2011-12 season with the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League, averaging 18.0 points, 3.8 rebounds...
The Minnesota Timberwolves bolstered their guard corps today by signing free-agent José Juan Barea. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
"We are excited to add J.J. Barea to our team," said David Kahn, Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations. "His experience, leadership capabilities and all-around play should help us immensely this coming season and...
J.J. Barea is ready to team up with Ricky Rubio and add a little spice to the Minnesota Timberwolves' backcourt.
Barea signed his four-year contract with the Timberwolves on Wednesday, and the flashy combo guard will be expected to help the slick-passing Rubio make the transition from Spain to the NBA, as well as provide some veteran leadership and direction for one of the league...
Ricky Rubio, the Spanish magician, is finally (fiiiiiinally) in the NBA. The point guard played for Minnesota and new Nugget Rudy Fernandez was his teammate on the national team.
“I think he has a lot of talent and he improves every day – he’ll probably have to improve his shot, but I think he has time and Minnesota and Rick Adelman will be good for him,” said Fernandez...
The Minnesota Timberwolves signed free- agent guard J.J. Barea on Wednesday.
2010-11 record: 17-65 Head Coach: Rick Adelman, his first year on the job in Minny. Key Departures: Sebastian Telfair, Lazar Hayward Key Additions: Ricky Rubio, Derrick Williams, J.J. Barea, Brad Miller (who is out injured to start the season) Best-Case Scenario: Adelman, Rubio and Williams turn the Timberwolves into a run-and-gun force made of tweeners,…
The Minnesota Timberwolves are welcoming J.J. Barea into the fold, hoping he can bring veteran poise and leadership to one of the youngest teams in the league.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran Bonzi Wells, who hasn't played in the NBA since 2008.
Three generations of point guards (Rick Adelman, Terry Porter, Ricky Rubio) put their heads together.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have acquired forward Lazar Hayward from the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 2012 second round pick, a future conditional second round selection and guard Robert Vaden.