The Minnesota Timberwolves wasted no time finding Ricky Rubio’s replacement. A day after trading the point guard to the Jazz, the T-Wolves reportedly reached an agreement with free-agent Jeff Teague.
According to ESPN, the three-year deal is worth $57 million and includes a player option for the third year. That’s a substantial raise for Teague, who earned $8.8 million last season in his only year with the Indiana Pacers, his hometown team. He spent the first seven seasons of his NBA career with the Hawks.
The Raptors other notable free-agents to-be are Serge Ibaka, Patrick Patterson and P.J. Tucker, the latter two who proved to be viable options off the bench.
Toronto’s first-round draft selection, OG Anunoby, is already Ravens Cheap Jerseys considered a cheap replacement for Patterson or Tucker, but offsetting the loss of Lowry or Ibaka would be much more difficult.
While Ujiri has said Lowry wants to remain a Raptor, that could change if Ujiri moves on.
When the Cavs eliminated the Raptors from the playoffs, Ujiri called for change, saying, “After that performance, we need a culture reset here. I’ve made it clear.”
Little did he or anyone else know that that change could eventually be him leaving Sports Cheap Jerseys for New York.
But a video shared on social media Thursday pulled back the curtain on the collateral damage caused by head coach firings annually in the NFL. Assistant coaches, many of whom are not at fault for whatever organizational shortcomings lead to drastic changes, are affected and often let go, as well.