Playing in his hometown of Toronto, Bennett helped Canada win the silver medal with four victories, including an upset win over the United States in the semi-final, before losing in the final to Brazil. Archived from on March 2, 2016. Bennett taking a free throw for the Cavaliers in October 2013 On January 28, 2014, Bennett recorded 15 points and 8 rebounds in a 100—89 loss to the. Almost two-thirds of all previous top picks scored in double digits in their first game. On November 27, he was assigned to Brooklyn's affiliate, the. He later received three more assignments to Raptors 905.
On October 19, 2014, the Timberwolves exercised their third-year team option on Bennett's rookie scale contract, extending the contract through the. He returned to Toronto later that night for their game against the. In May 2013, he underwent for and. He was the in the by the , becoming the first Canadian to be drafted number one overall.
At age 16, he relocated to to play basketball for , and after the school closed a year later, he moved to to play for the basketball preparatory academy. Brooklyn Nets 2016—2017 On July 14, 2016, Bennett signed with the. On November 19, 2017, he temporarily left the team to join the for the. As a teenager in Jamaica, his mother ran and played. He signed with Fenerbahçe on a 1+1 contract. He made his debut with them on October 30, recording three rebounds and one steal in a 113—103 win over the.
On May 25, 2017, he was released by Fenerbahçe. The choice was met with scepticism by analysts. Later that month, he joined the of the. In July 2014, Bennett joined the Cavaliers for the where he averaged 13. On September 23, 2015, Bennett was by the Timberwolves via a contract buyout. College career During the , Bennett played 35 games.
He was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers, the first Canadian ever. On December 28, 2017, he was traded to the alongside a third round pick for the player rights of and a second round pick. Take solace with Mike de Marko, Colby Jansen, Bennett Anthony, Colt Rivers and Garrett Cooper,. On February 21, 2015, he was ruled out for two weeks due to an injured right ankle he sustained the day before playing against the.
Fenerbahçe went on to win their first ever EuroLeague title in 2017, beating out 80—64 in the championship game. He rejoined Northern Arizona on November 29. In 57 games three starts for the Timberwolves, he averaged career highs of 5. On March 1, 2016, he was waived by the Raptors.
On December 3, he made his first start of the season and had 7 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in a 112—103 loss to the. Cleveland Cavaliers 2013—2014 On August 20, 2013, Bennett signed his rookie scale contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. After recovering from the injury, Bennett appeared in just four more games to finish the 2014—2015 season. External links Wikimedia Commons has media related to. Minnesota Timberwolves 2014—2015 On August 23, 2014, a three-team trade was completed involving the Cavaliers, the , and the.
G League 2017—present On September 22, 2017, Bennett signed with the. As part of the deal, Bennett and teammate were traded to the Timberwolves, along with , then of the 76ers. He made his debut for the Nets in their third game of the season on October 29, scoring nine points in 18 minutes off the bench in a 110—108 loss to the. Halfway through the season, Bennett was plagued with a shoulder injury. In July 2015, Bennett was named to the roster for the.