The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard/forward Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
Luwawu-Cabarrot (6’7, 210) has played three NBA seasons with Chicago (2019), Oklahoma City (2018-19) and Philadelphia (2016-18), appearing in 171 career games (33 starts) and averaging 5.7 points and 1.9 rebounds in 15.6 minutes per contest. The France native appeared in 50 games during the 2018-19 season split between the Bulls and Thunder, recording averages of 4.6 points and 1.9 rebounds in 13.4 minutes per game. He has also appeared in three career NBA G League contests while on assignment with the Delaware 87ers during the 2016-17 season, averaging 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.7 steals in 27.1 minutes per game.
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Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo has decided to sit out the resumed 2019-20 NBA season, telling The Athletic on Friday he can’t get his mind “to being fully comfortable” in playing.
“I really want to play, and as a competitor and teammate this is tearing me apart,” Oladipo said. “I feel like I’m at a great place in my rehab and getting closer and closer to 100 percent. With all the variables, from how I have to build my 5-on-5 workload back up, to the increased risk of a soft tissue injury which could delay my rehab, and the unknown exact set up of the bubble, I just can’t get my mind to being fully comfortable in playing. I have to be smart and this decision hasn’t been easy, but I truly believe continuing on the course I’m on and getting fully healthy for the 2020-21 season is the right decision for me.”
Oladipo has one year left on his four-year, $84 million deal with the Pacers. Sources said Oladipo plans to travel with the team to Orlando despite his decision to opt out of playing, and that he will continue his rehab, support his teammates and join them inside the bubble environment.
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