Jordan Hill Reportedly to Timberwolves: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

July 13th, 2016 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »
Jordan Hill has found his third NBA home in as many seasons. The Minnesota Timberwolves and the veteran forward agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract on Wednesday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press confirmed the deal. 

Hill, 28, spent last season with the Indiana Pacers. He averaged 8.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game as a backup behind Myles Turner and Ian Mahinmi. 

While Hill was a productive member of the rotation for most of the year, his minutes evaporated down the stretch. Former Pacers coach Frank Vogel played Hill only 15 total minutes in Indiana's first-round series loss to the Toronto Raptors and didn't play him at all in five of the team's final seven regular-season contests.

Vogel struggled to find Hill minutes behind Turner and Mahinmi, reverting to small ball with Solomon Hill as the nominal 4 when either big needed a blow. New Pacers coach Nate McMillan seemed to indicate that the team would be making a more concerted push to an uptempo style.

“Yeah, OK. We can play that,” McMillan said, per Candace Buckner of th ...

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