Wolves sign top draft pick Josh Okogie

He was the 20th pick in last month's NBA Draft.
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Josh Okogie has signed his rookie contract with the Timberwolves. 

The team announced Monday that Okogie, the 20th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, has agreed to a deal, although terms have not been released. 

Okogie was a star 19-year-old shooting guard for Georgia Tech, where he averaged 18.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. 

Here's his college highlight reel. 

Meanwhile... 

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