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Austin Rivers as backup for Rudy Gobert’s Timberwolves

The Minnesota club has agreed with the 29-year-old back on the basis of a one-year contract.

Nice move for Minnesota. Eager to fill their bench with solid players after putting the hook on Rudy Gobert, the Timberwolves have set their sights on Austin Rivers, free after the end of last season and a stint of a year and a half in Denver. Information confirmed by the 29-year-old’s agents, Dave Spahn and Aaron Mintz of CAA Sports, withESPN . New president of the Minneapolis-based franchise and formerly head of the Nuggets, Tim Connelly has therefore attracted the son of Doc Rivers twice in a row … In any case, it is a question of a one-year contract.

Chosen in 10th position in the 2012 Draft, Austin Rivers went through New Orleans, the Clippers, Washington, Houston and New York before being traded in Denver during the 2020-21 season. With the Nuggets, he completed the 2021-22 campaign with 6 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 67 games (18 starts), he who runs at 8.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2, 1 career assist (655 matches).

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