Minnesota Timberwolves Acquire Allen Crabbe from Atlanta Hawks
Minnesota sends Jeff Teague and Treveon Graham to Atlanta
Minneapolis-St. Paul – Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas announced the team has acquired guard Allen Crabbe from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for guards Jeff Teague and Treveon Graham.
Crabbe, 27, has appeared in 372 regular season games (113 starts) in parts of seven NBA seasons with Atlanta, Brooklyn and Portland, posting career averages of 9.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in 24.2 minutes per game. The 6-5 guard/forward played in 28 games with the Hawks this season, averaging 5.1 points and 2.3 rebounds in 18.6 minutes per game.
The Los Angeles, California native owns a career three-point shooting percentage of 38.9 percent and has shot at least 37.5 percent from deep in five of his seven seasons. Crabbe finished eighth in the league in corner three-point field goal percentage (min. 60 corner 3FGA) at 49.2 percent last season with Brooklyn and set the Nets single-season franchise record for threes made in a season when he knocked down 201 threes (12th-most in the NBA) in 2017-18. Originally drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round (31st overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft out of the University of California, Crabbe was traded on draft night to Portland where he spent four seasons before being dealt to Brooklyn. The Hawks acquired Crabbe from the Nets via trade on July 6, 2019.
Teague, 31, was signed as a free agent by the Timberwolves on July 10, 2017. In two-plus seasons with Minnesota, Teague averaged 13.4 points and 7.1 assists in 146 games.
Graham, 26, was acquired by the Timberwolves in a trade with Golden State on July 8, 2019. In 33 games with Minnesota this season, Graham averaged 5.2 points and 3.0 rebounds.