It has been an attention-grabbing winter up to now for Minnesota Timberwolves guard D’Angelo Russell, with commerce rumors and a automotive accident making headlines.
The 2019 All-Star not too long ago 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 decide precipitated a stir earlier in January when he unfollowed the Wolves on Instagram, which isn’t an excellent signal for an expert athlete. Russell is within the last 12 months 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 remains 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 might 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 recreation). minutes (32.8) and assists per recreation (1.1).
The Wolves will look to get again to the .500 mark this weekend at dwelling once they face the Phoenix Suns on Friday at 8pm ET and the Cleveland Cavaliers at 8pm ET on Saturday.