WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI/Media Reports) – Former Purdue basketball stars Robbie Hummel and E’Twaun Moore are set to become unrestricted free agents.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced today that they will not extend qualifying offers to Hummel. With the Timberwolves not extending the qualifying offer, Hummel will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Free agency begins Tuesday, but contracts cannot be finalized until July 10.
The 6-foot-8 Hummel played in 53 games last season. The 2012 second-round draft pick averaged 3.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 12.4 minutes per game. The Wolves originally drafted Hummel with the 58th overall selection (second round) of the 2012 NBA Draft.
Moore is in the same situation as his former teammate. The Orlando Magic, according to The Orlando Sentinel, do not intend on extending a qualifying offer to Moore. Although Moore’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, told The Sentinel that his client would be open to returning to the Magic.
Both Hummel and Moore are free to sign with any team.