MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed second-round draft pick Chris Richard.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed Saturday.
The 6-foot-9 forward from Florida was the 41st overall selection in the 2007 draft.
Kevin McHale, Timberwolves vice president of basketball operations, said Richard will bring size and toughness to the frontcourt.
As a senior in 2006-07, Richard averaged 6.2 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game. During last season's run to the championship, the Lakeland, Fla., native averaged 9 points on 84.6 percent shooting.

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