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Wolves waive Adrien, open roster spot

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jeff Adrien came to the Twin Cities knowing his time would be short. The serviceable big man's stint with the Timberwolves has come to an end. The team waived him Wednesday in preparation for Saturday's roster deadline, at which point all NBA contracts become guaranteed. Coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders had until Saturday to either keep Adrien...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Temporary fix Adrien enjoying the ride with Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Jeff Adrien walked across the skyway and into the Target Center on Thursday, he was greeted by some friendly razzing from Timberwolves center Ronny Turiaf. The temp-worker power forward here only because Minnesota's been rocked by injuries -- including one to Turiaf -- came up two points short of a double-double in the Wolves' surprisingly efficient win against...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Newly signed Adrien knows stint with Wolves likely temporary

The Timberwolves on Saturday signed free agent Jeff Adrien via a rarely used exception. When it comes to the 6-foot-7, 243-pound power forward, that's an appropriate tagline. Adrien, 28, is a journeyman who's bounced between the NBA, D-League and Europe since his four years at Connecticut. His height precludes him from matching up well with most NBA power forwards, but his length...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves reportedly sign PF Adrien

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves have added a big man in hopes of alleviating their injury woes. According to Real GM's Shams Charania, Minnesota and free agent Jeff Adrien agreed to a deal using a league-approved, temporary hardship roster-limit exception. The Rockets cut the 6-foot-7, 243-pound power forward/center after training camp, and the Wolves added him to bring their roster...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets Waive Jeff Adrien, Ish Smith, Earl Clark

The Houston Rockets have waived Jeff Adrien, Ish Smith and Earl Clark, the team announced Monday. Adrien and Smith signed guaranteed deals with the Rockets in free agency.
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrien impresses despite Bucks setback in New Orleans

The Milwaukee Bucks have spent the whole season searching for silver linings in losses, and Friday was no different. A bright spot in Milwaukee's 112-104 loss to the Pelicans in New Orleans wasn't hard to find, as Jeff Adrien continued to make a strong impression early on in his time with the Bucks. Adrien scored a career-high for the second game in a row, putting up 20 points with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

'Pit bull' Adrien brings toughness that Bucks needed

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Jeff Adrien hadn't even arrived in Milwaukee when his new teammates begun singing his praises. Unprompted, O.J. Mayo and John Henson's postgame interviews on the night of the trade turned into both expressing their thoughts on what Adrien could bring to the Bucks. Little did they know it would take just five games for the former Connecticut star to make an impression...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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