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Timberwolves Waive Vit Krejčí

The Minnesota Timberwolves have released guard Vit Krejčí, according to reports from Keith Smith of Spotrac.

Krejčí made a solitary appearance in the Timberwolves’ preseason victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Abu Dhabi, contributing 4 points, 2 rebounds, and an assist.

At 23 years old, Krejčí had a journey through two different NBA teams in his first two years.

In his debut season, he averaged 6.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.9 assists while with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2021-22 season.

He also played 29 games for the Atlanta Hawks, posting modest averages of 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds per game in the previous season.

Additionally, he had a brief stint with the College Park Skyhawks in the G-League, where he averaged 9.0 points, 9.7 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game across three appearances.

During the offseason, Krejčí represented the Czech national team in the Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament in Estonia, demonstrating strong performance by averaging 14 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 6.7 assists in three matches.

It’s worth noting that Krejčí was selected as the 37th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.

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