|Sep. 28 12:45 PM PT1:45 PM MT2:45 PM CT3:45 PM ET19:45 GMT3:45 12:45 PM MST2:45 PM EST23:45 UAE21:4515:45 ET2:45 PM CT18:45 - Bennett signed with the Toronto Raptors on Monday, and the Canadian forward is looking toward a new start in his hometown.
Analysis: Bennett has had a rough two seasons in the NBA since he was the surprise No. 1 overall pick by Cleveland in 2013. He battled injuries in his rookie season with the Cavaliers and in second season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he landed with Andrew Wiggins in the Kevin Love deal.
|Sep. 23 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET14:26 GMT22:26 7:26 AM MST9:26 AM EST18:26 UAE16:2610:26 ET9:26 AM CT13:26 - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement for a $3.6 million buyout with Bennett. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the buyout has not been announced.
Analysis: If Bennett clears waivers, he will become a free agent. Bennett was the top pick of the 2013 draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was traded to Minnesota in the Kevin Love deal last summer, but struggled in his lone season there with injuries. Bennett played well for Team Canada this summer in the FIBA Americas tournament. But he was on a team filled with options at power forward and due to make $5.8 million this season.
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