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Timberwolves sign Nick Wiggins, brother of Andrew

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The Timberwolves have announced two more additions to their training-camp roster: undrafted center Kleon Penn and, more notably, Nick Wiggins, the older brother of Andrew:

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed center Kleon Penn and guard Nick Wiggins.

Penn, 29, most recently played in 45 games with Vaqueros de Bayamon in Puerto Rico, averaging 4.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 18.4 minutes per game. Penn, a Virgin Islands native, recently won a gold medal in June with the Virgin Islands during the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships, a team that interim head coach Sam Mitchell led. Penn finished his college career at McNeese State in 2009.

Wiggins, 24, appeared in three games for the Timberwolves 2015 NBA Las Vegas Summer League entry, averaging 4.0 points in 11.0 minutes per game. Wiggins, 6-6, spent parts of last season with the Idaho Stampede in the NBA D-League, averaging 9.8 points and 2.0 rebounds per game. Wiggins, the older brother of Andrew Wiggins, started the year in Germany playing with the Tigers Tubingen. Wiggins played two seasons at Wichita State University and went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft.

It’s nice that he’s getting a camp invite, but the Timberwolves’ roster is pretty full at this point, so it’s unlikely he gets a spot. He will probably start the year in the D-League.