Free agent Derrick Rose is signing with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the remainder of the season, reports ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski:
Free agent guard Derrick Rose is signing with Minnesota for the rest of the season, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 8, 2018
Rose will reunite with head coach Tom Thibodeau and All-Star Jimmy Butler.
After being acquired by the Utah Jazz in a three-team deal at the trade deadline, Rose was promptly waived.
He apparently has been putting off joining another franchise due to personal reasons, per Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic:
Derrick Rose and his wife welcomed a baby earlier this week. Rose was putting off signing with a team until the baby arrived, league sources tell @TheAthleticMIN
— Jon Krawczynski (@JonKrawczynski) March 8, 2018
The 2011 MVP has averaged 9.8 points over 16 outings in 2017-18.
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