Minnesota Timberwolves resigned forward Jarred Vanderbiltguard Jordan McLaughlin yesterday.
Vanderbilt, 22, set a career record for the entire season, including seeing Timberwolves’ action in 64 games (30 starts). An average of 5.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.0 steals with 60.6% shots, 17.8 minutes per game.
Kentucky’s product saw one of his best games of the 2020-21 season with Minnesota’s 119-111 victory over the Miami Heat on April 16th, and at 21:35 in action from the bench, Vander. Built earned 9 points and earned a career-14 best and best game rebounds, including 9 rebounds in the fourth quarter. His 14 rebounds were most comparable to the Timberwolves rebounds since Anthony Tollive’s 15 rebounds against Boston on March 27, 2011 at the Target Center.
The 6-9 forward has an average of 4.1 points in career with 59.7% shots and 4.3 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game in Denver and Minnesota.
Vanderbilt was originally drafted by Orlando Magic and won the 41st overall selection in the 2018 NBA Draft.
The 25-year-old McLaughlin finished his second season with the Timberwolves and played 51 games (2 starts), averaging 5.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.0 steals in 18.4 minutes per game last season.
On February 12, in Charlotte, he registered a career high tie four-steel (March 1, 2020 against Dallas) at 22:15 minutes of play from the bench, making him the 17th player in club history. More than 4 people steal from the bench. McLaughlin was the 14th Timberwolves player to dish Team High’s 7 assists against Orlando on January 20th, scoring 6 points and playing more than 5 games off the bench with at least 7 assists.
Originally from Pasadena, California, he played 128 games for four seasons with an average of 12.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 58 assists and 1.7 steals.
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