Shabazz Muhammad Returning to Timberwolves

Shabazz Muhammad is returning to Minnesota. Photo: File/AP
Shabazz Muhammad is returning to Minnesota.

September 12, 2017 04:15 PM

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press and KSTP's Darren Wolfson that Shabazz Muhammad has agreed to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves on a one-year deal.

The Wolves and Muhammad agreed to terms on the veteran minimum deal on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been signed.

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Muhammad has spent all four of his NBA seasons with the Timberwolves. He averaged 9.9 points last season and was a restricted free agent when the summer began. The Wolves eventually rescinded their rights to him to make him an unrestricted free agent. He never got the long-term offer for which he was hoping.

It was an important move the Wolves, who were thin on the wing behind starters Andrew Wiggins and Jimmy Butler.

ESPN first reported the agreement.

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Associated Press

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