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Updated: September 28th, 2012 7:10pm
Source: Timberwolves interested in bringing guard Michael Redd to camp

Source: Timberwolves interested in bringing guard Michael Redd to camp

by Darren Wolfson
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As if the Minnesota Timberwolves don't have enough players with knees being a central storyline, they're trying hard to bring free-agent shooting guard Michael Redd into camp according to a league source.

But so far, he's declining their overtures.

Redd, who played for Team USA in the 2008 Olympics, spent last year with Phoenix where he averaged 8.2 points per game in 15 minutes, but he made just 31.8 percent of his three-point attempts.

In his prime, the 33-year-old Redd was one of the best scorers in the NBA, at one point averaging 27 points per game with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2006-2007. But he tore and re-tore his left ACL and MCL over a one year period from January 2009 to 2010 and hasn't been the same player.

The Wolves made the training camp roster addition of point guard Will Conroy official on Friday afternoon. A league source said he's guaranteed $100,000, which is a large chunk of money considering he's expected to be released in a couple weeks.

Darren "Doogie" Wolfson is the jack-of-all-trades sports guy for 5 Eyewitness News and a contributor to
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