The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed forward Eric Paschall to a two-way contract.
Paschall, 6-6, spent last season with the Utah Jazz where he averaged 5.8 points on 48.5% shooting and 1.8 rebounds per game in 58 games (three starts). During his rookie campaign with the Golden State Warriors in 2019-20, he saw action in 60 games (26 starts) and averaged a career-best 14.0 points on 49.7% shooting, a career-high 4.6 rebounds and a career-best 2.1 assists. He was named to the 2019-20 NBA All-Rookie team following his play during his first season. In three seasons with the Jazz and Warriors, Paschall has tallied 1,552 points and 509 rebounds.
The North Tarrytown, N.Y. native spent his final three collegiate seasons at Villanova after beginning his career at Fordham University, winning the National Championship with the Wildcats in the 2017-18 season. Paschall ended his college career with averages of 12.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.
Paschall was originally selected by the Warriors with the 41st overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.
Per the Minneapolis Star Tribune, “the Wolves used their first two-way slot to sign guard A.J. Lawson, who spent last season with Atlanta’s G-League team.”