Wolves sign free agent Penney

Updated: August 22, 2003, 4:39 PM ET

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves signed free agent Kirk Penney on Friday.

Penney, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound guard from Wisconsin, wasn't selected in the 2003 draft.

A native of Auckland, New Zealand, Penney averaged 11.4 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 18.6 minutes in five games for the Wolves in a July pro summer league in Orlando. He ranked first on the team in 3-pointers made (seven) and second in field goals made (20) and steals (five).

Penney averaged 11.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists a game over his four-year college career.

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