Wolves make expected moves official: Contract options on Nowell, Reid exercised

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the team has exercised team options on guard Jaylen Nowell and center Naz Reid. Both are now under contract for the 2022-2023 season for under $2M.

Nowell, 22, enters his fourth season in the NBA after appearing in a career-high 62 games (one start) in 2021-22, averaging 8.5 points on a career-best 47.5% shooting from the field, 2.0 rebounds and a career-high 2.1 assists per game.

Reid, 22, wrapped up his third season in the NBA last year, appearing in a career-high 77 games (six starts) with averages of 8.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game.