NBA: Timberwolves claim ex-Clippers Wallace off waivers

Field Level Media/Reuters

Posted at Jul 09 2019 08:21 AM

The Minnesota Timberwolves claimed point guard Tyrone Wallace off waivers from the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday.


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Wallace, 25, appeared in 92 games (19 starts) over the past two seasons with the Clippers, averaging 5.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 16.1 minutes.

Wallace also played in 64 games (40 starts) in the G League during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 campaigns, averaging 17.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.4 steals per game.

He was a second-round pick (60th overall) by the Utah Jazz in the 2016 NBA Draft out of Cal. He originally signed with the Clippers in January 2017.

Also Monday, the Timberwolves officially announced the signing of former New York Knicks forward Noah Vonleh and the acquisition of former Portland Trail Blazers forward Jake Layman. Minnesota also confirmed the signing of Jarrett Culver, the sixth overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

--Field Level Media

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