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Wolves officially sign JJ Barea

After days of speculation, the Minnesota Timberwolves have officially signed JJ Barea. The combo guard has spent five seasons in the NBA, winning a title with Dallas last season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Wolves' president of basketball operations David Kahn says Barea's experience and leadership capabilities will help "immensely."
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After days of speculation, the Minnesota Timberwolves have officially signed JJ Barea. The combo guard has spent five seasons in the NBA, winning a title with Dallas last season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Wolves' president of basketball operations David Kahn says Barea's experience and leadership capabilities will help "immensely."

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