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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Minnesota Timberwolves are signing G/F AJ Lawson to a two-way NBA deal.

During his five performances with the Summer Mavericks, Lawson averaged 15.6 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.4 assists while achieving impressive efficiency. He shot 51.9 percent from the floor, 50.0 percent from 3-point range, and 84.6 percent on free throws, via SI.com.

Lawson, 22, spent the 2021-22 season largely with the College Park Skyhawks, the G-League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks. He was brought in on a training camp contract with the Hawks and then signed with their affiliate. In 33 appearances, he averaged 11.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 1.3 steals.