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Andrei Kirilenko Signs Deal with Minnesota Timberwolves

DENVER - OCTOBER 28:  Andrei Kirilenko #47 of the Utah Jazz awaits a free throw against the Denver Nuggets during NBA action at Pepsi Center on October 28, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Jazz 114-105.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Mike ChiariFeatured ColumnistJuly 27, 2012

Despite overtures from the Brooklyn Nets as well as CSKA Moscow, reigning Euroleague MVP and former NBA All-Star Andrei Kirilenko has agreed to terms on a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to the T'Wolves' public-relations staff.

Kirilenko played 10 years in the NBA, all with the Utah Jazz, prior to going to Europe last season. He will join the likes of Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio and fellow offseason acquisition Brandon Roy as Minnesota attempts to get back to the playoffs.

The contract will be a two-year deal worth a total of $20 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

 

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