Tayshaun Prince to Timberwolves: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

August 13th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

The Minnesota Timberwolves infused their young team with a seasoned pro Thursday by signing small forward Tayshaun Prince. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reports Prince is joining Minnesota on a one-year contract at the veteran's minimum salary.

Prince spent more than 10 seasons with the Detroit Pistons to start his NBA career, before being traded to Memphis during the 2012-13 campaign. He played under current Minnesota coach Flip Saunders for three seasons during that span.

The Grizzlies dealt him away to Boston in the Jeff Green trade, before the 35-year-old returned to Detroit in a trade near the end of this last season.

Former Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Bobby Marks weighed in on the Timberwolves' noteworthy acquisition:

What immediately springs to mind in terms of Prince's impact in Minnesota is how valuable a mentor he can be to 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins.

After claiming NBA Rookie of the Year honors, Wiggins' future is bright, but the Wolves didn't have anyone like Prince to guide the Kansas product. Not only will Prince give Wiggins insight on the nuances ...

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