Bonzi Wells finds opportunity with Wolves after three years out of the NBA

Bonzi Wells hasn’t played in the NBA in three years, but he is expected to bring depth to the Timberwolves at shooting guard. The 35-year old has joined the Wolves at training camp and is hoping to make the team. He previously played for head coach Rick Adelman in Sacramento and Houston.
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Bonzi Wells hasn’t played in the NBA in three years, but he is expected to bring depth to the Timberwolves at shooting guard. The 35-year old has joined the Wolves at training camp and is hoping to make the team. He previously played for head coach Rick Adelman in Sacramento and Houston.

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