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Timberwolves sign CJ Elleby, Luka Garza

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Apr 7, 2022; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward CJ Elleby (16) passes the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first quarter at Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Wevers-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Andrew Wevers-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed forward CJ Elleby and center Luka Garza.

Terms of the free agent deals announced Tuesday were not released.

The 6-foot-6 Elleby was a second-round pick by Portland in 2020. He averaged 5.8 points and 3.9 rebounds in 58 games (28 starts) with the Trail Blazers in 2021-22.

The 6-foot-11 Garza was a second-round pick by Detroit in 2021. He averaged 5.8 points and 3.1 rebounds in 32 games (five starts) with the Pistons in 2021-22.

In college, Garza earned unanimous 2020-21 National Player of the Year honors after his senior season at Iowa.

–Field Level Media