Former all-star guard D’Angelo Russell is slated to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves’ lineup on Monday evening after lacking 26 video games as a result of a knee process, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic.
Russell has solely performed 32 video games for the Timberwolves since he was traded from the Golden State Warriors in 2019-20.
The Timberwolves hoped this season can be a developmental interval for its younger core of Russell, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Anthony Edwards, however accidents have saved them from infrequently taking the ground collectively.
After years of middling in mediocrity, the strain is on Russell (the second total decide within the 2015 draft), Towns (the primary total decide within the 2015 draft), and Edwards (the primary total decide within the 2020 draft), to ship on their potential.
The ‘Wolves at present have the worst document within the NBA at 12-38 – and will look to enter one other rebuild in the event that they fail to win given a wholesome roster.