Timberwolves sign Miroslav Raduljica to 10-day contract
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed center Miroslav Raduljica (rah-DOO-liht-zah) to a 10-day contract.
After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA Draft, Raduljica, was signed by Milwaukee on July 26, 2013. The 7-footer spent the 2013-14 season with the Bucks, averaging 3.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 9.7 minutes in 48 games. Raduljica was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers on Aug. 26, 2014, and was subsequently waived on Aug. 29. The 27-year-old signed with Shandong of the Chinese Basketball Association on Sept. 19, 2014, and averaged 18.3 points, 9.1 rebounds and 26.4 minutes in 14 games this season.
A native of Serbia, Raduljica has played with several European teams since 2005, including Partizan Belgrade in Serbia in 2011-12 and BC Azovmash in the Ukranian SuperLeague in 2012-13. He also played with KK FMP in the Serbian League from 2005-10 and Efes Pilsen in the Turkish League in 2010-11. Raduljica was the Serbian SuperLeague MVP in 2010 and helped Partizan Belgrade win the Serbian League title and Serbian Cup in 2012.
Raduljica has played with the Serbian National Team since 2009, helping the team win the silver medal at the 2009 FIBA EuroBasket and the silver medal at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, where he averaged 13.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 21.4 minutes in nine games.
Raduljica will wear No. 13 for the Wolves.