It has been an fascinating winter thus far for Minnesota Timberwolves guard D’Angelo Russell, with commerce rumors and a automotive accident making headlines.
The 2019 All-Star just lately commented on the previous, and now all of the Timberwolves can do is speculate what Russell meant by his cheeky phrases.
Maybe coincidentally, the previous Los Angeles Lakers second-round choose brought about a stir earlier in January when he unfollowed the Wolves on Instagram, which is rarely a great signal for an expert athlete. Russell is within the last yr of his four-year contract that may pay him greater than $31 million this season.
With the 2022-23 NBA commerce deadline lower than a month away (Feb. 9), Minnesota continues to be caught within the Western Convention standings. The Timberwolves (20-22) could or could not know if they’re patrons or sellers on the deadline, however how “DLo” performs within the meantime may have an effect on his future with the group.
Russell has performed in all however three of the group’s video games this season and is first on the group in assists (6.4), second in three-pointers made per contest (2.3) and third in scoring (17.2 factors per sport). minutes (32.8) and assists per sport (1.1).
The Wolves will look to get again to the .500 mark this weekend at residence after they face the Phoenix Suns on Friday at 8pm ET and the Cleveland Cavaliers at 8pm ET on Saturday.