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Iowa Receives Returning Player Rights of Jaylen Johnson and Jarell Eddie in Trade with Windy City

By Randi Burrell | October 20, 2018

The Iowa Wolves, the NBA G League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, today announced a trade with the Windy City Bulls.

Per the terms of today’s trade, the Wolves received the returning player rights to forwards Jaylen Johnson and Jarell Eddie in exchange for the returning player rights to JaKarr Sampson and the No. 38 overall pick in the 2018 NBA G League Draft, Mike Amius.

Johnson, 22, finished his first year in the NBA G League last season, averaging 11.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists while playing in all 50 games for the Bulls. He spent three seasons at the University of Louisville before going undrafted in 2017.

Eddie, 26, spent parts of the past three seasons in the NBA, playing for teams including: Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls. In four NBA G League seasons, he averaged 14.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game while shooting 44.2% from the three-point line. Eddie played four seasons at Virginia Tech, where he became the 44th player in school history to score 1,000 career points.

The Iowa Wolves begin the 2018-19 season on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. against the Salt Lake City Stars. Single-game and season tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit IAWolves.com or call (515) 564-8550.

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