Melo Trimble has signed a one-year deal with Spanish basketball club Montakit Fuenlabrada, he confirmed to InsideMDSports. The team plays in Spain’s top league, Liga ACB, and needs help after going 5-17 last season, its worst since 1995-1996. The deal allows Trimble to leave if he receives an NBA offer. Multiple NBA teams expressed interest in Trimble earlier this year, but the COVID-19-related shutdown ended those conversations. “I’m still pushing for the NBA. No multi-year deals yet,” Trimble said.
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Inside Maryland Sports: Do you think Melo Trimble deserves a shot in the NBA next season? The former Terps star averaged 21 points, 4.6 assists and 1.2 steals per game during two seasons in Australia’s highly respected NBL. Jeff Ermann: I’ve heard there’s serious NBA interest in him.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the team has signed forward Amile Jefferson and guard Melo Trimble. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. Jefferson, 24, played with the Timberwolves in the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 2.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 11.0 minutes in five games. He was a fifth-year senior at Duke University in 2016-17 and averaged 10.9 points and 8.4 rebounds while shooting 61.3% from the field. Jefferson was a member of Duke’s 2015 NCAA Championship team and was a teammate of the Timberwolves’ Tyus Jones.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Undrafted Maryland guard Melo Trimble has agreed to a partially guaranteed deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, league source tells ESPN.
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