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Jaden McDaniels
Jaden McDaniels
Position: F
Born: 09/29/00
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Salary: $2,063,280

D'Angelo Russell looking great in workouts

Who would Wolves staff consider to be early candidates for the most improved player on the roster? 2) Do the Wolves see McKinley Wright IV as a sort of “Pat Bev-in-training”? 3) Will there really be a concerted effort to apply full-court defensive pressure? — @Tresio The two players I have heard a lot of buzz about looking great in workouts: McDaniels and (drum roll, please) … Russell. Sounds like he is locked in right now.
In 2016, NBA general managers said KAT would be the guy they would start a franchise with above all others. Chris Finch: 100 percent. And he still is; he just has to get back to that, right? He has that and he knows that. DLo is healthy, feels good, believes in his team and his teammates. So those two guys. Then the development of Ant and Jaden. Ant is, as we all have spoken about many times, incredibly gifted, has glimpses of being truly special. He has got to figure out routines. He has got to figure out what it means to be a professional with the right approach, and he is doing it. He cares. His competitive drive might be the highest on our team. But how do we harness that so it becomes productive for everybody, right?
Chris Finch: And Jaden, as we talked about, has probably been our most diligent worker in the gym. He has the best foundation in terms of his basketball fundamentals, that is easy to stack skills on. That’s the core four. Then our other pieces. We are really excited about Vando and really excited about J-Mac (Jordan McLaughlin). We want to get these guys back in the fold. From an analytics point of view, they are checking some boxes that drive winning. And then the rest of our roster.
Dane Moore: The Minnesota Timberwolves have eight players on their Summer League roster who played in the NBA London Perrantes (CLE) Jaylen Nowell (MIN) Malcolm Miller (TOR) Jaden McDaniels (MIN) Karim Mane (ORL) Nathan Knight (ATL) Marcus Derrickson (GSW) Brian Bowen II (IND) pic.twitter.com/uVfQVSm6YP
Storyline: Summer League Rosters

Lottery teams expressing interest in Jaden McDaniels

Multiple lottery teams have expressed interest in trading for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels, HoopsHype has learned. Minnesota’s front office has been reluctant to move McDaniels in previous trade offers, including in talks with the Magic for Aaron Gordon at the trade deadline last season. The Timberwolves view him as a part of the core going forward.