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Associated Press, Published July 24 2012

Timberwolves acquire forward Cunningham from Memphis

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Timberwolves have acquired forward Dante Cunningham from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for guard Wayne Ellington.

Cunningham was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft. In three seasons, the 6-foot-8 forward has averaged 5.2 points, on 48.5 percent shooting, and 3.3 rebounds in 205 games.

Cunningham started the 2010-11 season with Portland before being traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. He signed with Memphis on Dec. 20, 2011, and averaged 5.2 points last season.

Ellington averaged 6.5 points and 1.9 rebounds over three seasons with the Wolves.