The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed restricted free agent forward Nicolas Batum to an offer sheet. Under the terms of the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Portland Trail Blazers will have three days to match Minnesota's offer.

The deadline for Portland to match the offer sheet is Wednesday, July 18 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Per team policy, terms of the contract offer were not disclosed.

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived center Darko Milicic, designating him as the team's amnesty player. The amnesty provision allows a team to waive one player and not have his salary count against the salary cap or luxury tax.

Milicic spent parts of three seasons as Minnesota's starting center, averaging 7.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks over 122 games, 110 starts with the Wolves. The Wolves originally acquired the 7-foot-0 center from the New York Knicks on Feb. 17, 2010.

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived center Darko Milicic, designating him as the team's amnesty player. The amnesty provision allows a team to waive one player and not have his salary count against the salary cap or luxury tax.

Milicic spent parts of three seasons as Minnesota's starting center, averaging 7.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks over 122 games, 110 starts with the Wolves. The Wolves originally acquired the 7-0 center from the New York Knicks on Feb. 17, 2012.

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