Golden State seems prefer it’s shedding one other participant to free company.
Jordan Bell has agreed to a assured cope with the Timberwolves, his brokers advised Yahoo Sports activities on Monday.
Free agent Jordan Bell has agreed to a assured cope with the Minnesota Timberwolves, brokers Aaron Mintz and Michael Tellem of CAA advised Yahoo Sports activities.
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Bell, 24, was reportedly prolonged a qualifying provide from the Warriors late final week, making him a restricted free agent. However the group has “no plans” to match the provide, based on the Mercury Information.
Golden State used a second-round choose on Bell in 2017, and he contributed 4.6 factors and three.6 rebounds per sport in 57 appearances throughout the Warriors’ title run that season. However he took a step again in his sophomore marketing campaign and misplaced enjoying time, averaging 3.Three factors and a couple of.7 rebounds per contest.
Bell wasn’t happy together with his minutes throughout the 2017-18 playoffs and Warriors coach Steve Kerr mentioned he was “going to play” forward of this 12 months’s postseason. Whereas Bell did make two playoff begins because of Golden State’s depleted roster in 2018-19, he averaged fewer minutes per sport than he did in his rookie 12 months.
Bell might be searching for out a bigger function and the Timberwolves are an excellent spot for that. They’ve parted with Taj Gibson and Dario Saric, which opens up house within the frontcourt alongside Karl-Anthony Cities.