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T-Wolves Sign Amile Jefferson

He’s exactly the kind of guy you’d like to see succeed.

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NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round-South Carolina vs Duke
Mar 19, 2017; Greenville, SC, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Amile Jefferson (21) reacts on the court during the second half against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. 
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Amile Jefferson wasn’t drafted this summer but he showed enough interesting things at Duke to get some attention. He’s smart, charismatic and an outstanding defender among other things.

Someone was going to give him a shot and, as it turns out, it’s Minnesota.

The T-Wolves gave him a one-year partially guaranteed contract.

He’ll see fellow former Blue Devil Tyus Jones there of course, but there’s a lot of competition for playing time in the front court.

He’ll probably spend time in the D-League where he’ll get a chance to expand his game which has been tough the last two years due to injuries.

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