The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived training camp invitees Will Conroy and Devean George.
Conroy, a 6-2 guard, was undrafted in 2005 after a four-year career at the University of Washington where he became the school’s all-time assist leader with 515 assists. He has played parts of two seasons in the NBA, most recently appearing in five games for the Houston Rockets in 2009-10, averaging 1.2 points and 1.4 assists. Conroy played for the Memphis Grizzlies (3 games) and Los Angeles Clippers (4 games) during the 2006-07 season. He has played in the NBA D-League for the Tulsa 66ers (2006-07), Albuquerque Thunderbirds (2007-09) and Rio Grande Valley Vipers (2010-11). Conroy has also played overseas for Virtus Bologna (2007), Olimpia Milano (2007-08) and Oyak Renault (2011).
George, a 6-8 guard-forward from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn., was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round (23rd overall) of the 1999 NBA Draft. He spent eight seasons with the Lakers, winning NBA Championships his first three seasons. He was signed as a free agent by Dallas in 2006 and spent three seasons with the Mavericks. George played with Golden State in 2009-10. His best season was 2003-04 when he appeared in 82 games for the Lakers, including a career-high 48 starts, averaging 7.4 points and 4.0 rebounds. George has career averages of 5.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 630 games. He has appeared in 86 playoff games, compiling averages of 5.0 ppg and 2.7 rpg.