The point guard position for the Minnesota Timberwolves is a bit of a question headed into the 2019-20 season with Jeff Teague on an expiring contract and things murky after that.
According to a report from The Athletic, Wolves restricted free agent Tyus Jones agreed to an offer sheet with the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 8, 2019
The offer sheet was for three years and $28 million over the course of the contract. Late Tuesday night, the Wolves officially declined to match the offer. President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas issued a statement on the matter.
The Wolves are declining to match Tyus’ offer sheet. Here’s the official statement from Gersson Rosas on the matter. pic.twitter.com/O73ZPdWu8u
— Danny Cunningham (@RealDCunningham) July 10, 2019
In four seasons with the Wolves, the Apple Valley, Minn. native has averaged 6.9 points per game on 41.5% shooting while dishing out 4.8 assists per game.