The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed forward/center Greg Smith for the remainder of the season. Smith was signed to a 10-day contract on March 2 and a second 10-day contract on March 12.
Smith is averaging 2.3 points, on 56.3% shooting, and 1.6 rebounds in 10.3 minutes over nine games for the Wolves this season. He scored four points and grabbed six rebounds in 18 minutes Mar. 4 at Milwaukee and tallied six points and four rebounds in the Wolves’ win over Mar. 5 vs. Brooklyn.
Smith, 25, appeared in 16 games with the Raptors 905 in the NBA D-League this season, averaging 12.4 points, on 51.0% shooting, and 8.3 rebounds in 27.9 minutes per game. In 47 career games in the D-League, he has averaged 14.8 points on 60.6% shooting and 8.1 rebounds.
A four-year NBA veteran, Smith spent three seasons with the Houston Rockets (2011-14) before joining the Dallas Mavericks in 2014-15. He holds career averages of 4.2 points and 3.4 rebounds in 12.5 minutes over 131 career games (12 starts).[Minnesota Timberwolves press release]