Skip to main content
Main content
NBA news

Muhammad sent home from rookie transition program


Posted Aug 7, 2013 6:40 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves President Flip Saunders says the team "fully supports" the decision to send first-round draft Shabazz Muhammad home from the NBA's rookie transition program due to a rules violation.

Muhammad was sent home after bringing a female visitor to his hotel room Tuesday night. Players are required to get approval for guests from program officials. Muhammad also will be fined for the infraction, which was first reported by USA Today. He will have to go through the program again next summer.

Muhammad was chosen 14th overall by the Timberwolves in June after one season at UCLA.

The rookie transition program is a four-day seminar that is held to help teach young players about making the jump from college, or overseas, to the NBA.

SEARCH NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
photoDonald Sterling News
Jared Greenberg reports on the latest news around the Donald Sterling court case.
photoLatest Love News
Jared Greenberg and Steve Smith talk about the latest news involving Kevin Love.
photoOn The Road With Chocolate Thunder, Episode 3: On A Horse
NBA Nation Ambassador Darryl Dawkins takes you On The Road With Chocolate Thunder in Sacramento as part of NBA Nation presented by Sprint!
photoSpurs Championship Trophy Tour: Matt Bonner in New Hampshire
The Larry O'Brien Trophy continues its off-season tour as super-sub Matt Bonner shows it off in his hometown of Concord, New Hampshire.
photoAll-Access: 2014 Las Vegas Summer League
The sights and sounds of Las Vegas Summer League, from tip-off to the crowning of the Sacramento Kings as 2014 champion.