Sources – Timberwolves, Joe Ingles Sign One-Year Contract

Free agent forward Joe Ingles has signed a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, reuniting him with Rudy Gobert and Mike Conley, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

When the Timberwolves learned they were losing Kyle Anderson to free agency, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly talked to Ingles’ agent, Mark Bartelstein, about negotiating a deal that would see him bring his 3-point shooting and game-sharing to the Western Conference finalists.

Ingles, 36, played with Gobert and Conley in Utah, where they regularly reached the playoffs together.

Ingles is a career 41% 3-point shooter — including 43.5% for Orlando last season — and ranks fourth among players with 2,500-plus attempts since entering the NBA in the 2014-15 season, according to ESPN Stats & Information. He trails only JJ Redick (42.9%), Steph Curry (42.1%) and Klay Thompson (41.4%).

Ingles has played 10 NBA seasons since arriving from Australia, where he will represent at the 2024 Summer Olympics. He played eight seasons with the Jazz, ending his career there with a torn ACL in 2022. He has played for the Milwaukee Bucks and Magic in the past two seasons and now appears destined for the playoffs for the third straight year, this time with the Timberwolves.

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