BROOKLYN – The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard/forward Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
Luwawu-Cabarrot (6’7, 210) has played three NBA seasons with Chicago (2019), Oklahoma City (2018-19) and Philadelphia (2016-18), appearing in 171 career games (33 starts) and averaging 5.7 points and 1.9 rebounds in 15.6 minutes per contest. The France native appeared in 50 games during the 2018-19 season split between the Bulls and Thunder, recording averages of 4.6 points and 1.9 rebounds in 13.4 minutes per game. He has also appeared in three career NBA G League contests while on assignment with the Delaware 87ers during the 2016-17 season, averaging 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.7 steals in 27.1 minutes per game.
The 24-year-old was originally selected with the 24th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft by Philadelphia. Prior to being drafted, Luwawu-Cabarrot played four professional seasons in Europe, including three seasons (2012-15) with Antibes in France and one season (2015-16) with KK Mega Bemax in Serbia. He was most recently with the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2019 NBA preseason.
Per NBA rules, teams are permitted sign two players to two-way contracts in addition to the 15-man regular season roster. A two-way player for the Nets will provide services primarily to the team’s NBA G League affiliate – the Long Island Nets – but can spend up to 45 days with Brooklyn, not including any time prior to the start of Long Island’s training camp and at the conclusion of their season.