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Wolves Sign Greg Smith for Remainder of Season
Minneapolis/St. Paul — The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed forward/center Greg Smith for the remainder of the season. Smith was signed to a 10-day contract on March 2 and a second 10-day contract on March 12.
Smith is averaging 2.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 10.3 minutes over nine games for the Wolves this season. He scored four points and grabbed six rebounds in 18 minutes Mar. 4 at Milwaukee and tallied six points and four rebounds in the Wolves’ win over Mar. 5 vs. Brooklyn.
Smith, 25, has appeared in 16 games with the Raptors 905 in the NBA D-League this season, averaging 12.4 points, on 51.0% shooting, and 8.3 rebounds in 27.9 minutes per game. In 47 career games in the D-League, he has averaged 14.8 points on 60.6% shooting and 8.1 rebounds.
A four-year NBA veteran, Smith spent three seasons with the Houston Rockets (2011-14) before joining the Dallas Mavericks in 2014-15. He holds career averages of 4.2 points and 3.4 rebounds in 12.5 minutes over 131 career games (12 starts).