The workforce introduced Monday it has signed the veteran ahead, who performed on Thibodeau’s Bulls groups together with Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson — all of whom are with the Timberwolves now.
Based on The Athletic, Deng agreed to a one-year deal price $2.four million. The Timberwolves didn’t disclose the phrases of the contract.
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The 33-year-old ahead spent the final two seasons with the Lakers, however Los Angeles purchased out his contract earlier this month to clear cap area.
Deng had signed a four-year, $72 million contract earlier than the 2016-17 season however had fallen out of favor because the Lakers embraced a youth motion. After enjoying the opener final season, Deng sat the remainder of the yr.
A two-time All-Star, the 6-9 Deng has averaged 15 factors and 6.1 rebounds per recreation in his profession.