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Around the NBA: Luol Deng and Thibs Reunite, Ellis Seeks Comeback

The Minnesota Timberwolves continue to add ex-Chicago Bulls players to the roster.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves are still making roster moves in early September, inking Luol Deng to a one-year, $2.4 million deal:

Deng famously played under Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau with the Chicago Bulls from 2010-14. Under Thibodeau, the Timberwolves rostor also features former Bulls Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson, and Derrick Rose.

Despite adding Deng, Minnesota is considering adding more veteran talent, including former volume scoring guard Monta Ellis:

Ellis last played in the NBA in 2016-17, when he averaged 8.5 points per game for the Indiana Pacers. In his 12 year career, Ellis averaged nearly 18 points per game for the Pacers, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, and Golden State Warriors. Ellis averaged nearly 25 points per game for the Warriors during a two-season stretch from 2009-11.