Wolves Sign Mitch Creek To 10-Day Deal

8:22pm: The signing is official, the Timberwolves confirmed in a tweet.

11:44am: The Timberwolves are working on a 10-day deal for Mitch Creek, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports (Twitter link). Minnesota has been hit with a rash of injuries in the backcourt and Creek may get a chance to see playing time with the team.

Creek signed two 10-day deals with Brooklyn earlier this season. He saw action in four games, scoring just 3.8 points per contest.

The shooting guard most recently played for the Long Island Nets of the G League. Creek also has an extensive international resume with China and Australia among his prior stops.

Minnesota has a full 15-man roster, but should qualify to add an extra player via the hardship provision, since the team has at least four players – Derrick Rose, Luol Deng, Jeff Teague, and Robert Covington – sidelined with long-term injuries. Assuming the team is granted a hardship exception, no corresponding roster move will be needed to clear room for Creek.

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3 thoughts on “Wolves Sign Mitch Creek To 10-Day Deal

  1. phenomenalajs

    LI Nets are top seed in East in G-League playoffs, so he will be missed but it’s good for him to get another shot at the highest level.

  2. nentwigs

    Minnesotans have known since the inception of the Timberwolves that the team was

    Wait for it….

    Up the CREEK

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