Jordan McLaughlin

#6 PG / Minnesota Timberwolves / EXP: 1YRS Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 lb Age: 24 College: USC

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Eight points, six dimes off bench

    Jordan McLaughlin had eight points (3-9 FG, 2-3 3Pt), six assists and four rebounds in Sunday's loss to the Knicks.The bad news is Minnesota took another loss and fired its head coach, but the good news is McLaughlin continues to be quietly productive as the backup to Ricky Rubio with D'Angelo Russell (knee) sidelined. While he broke a streak of five straight games with at least one steal, McLaughlin now has at least six assists in six of his last eight contests.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Strong effort off bench Friday

    Jordan McLaughlin tallied 11 points (5-8 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and seven assists across 22 minutes in a loss to the Raptors on Friday.Ricky Rubio again got the start at point guard, but McLaughlin played only four fewer minutes and easily outplayed the veteran, leading Minnesota with seven assists and converting five of his eight field-goal attempts. McLaughlin has now collected exactly seven dimes in three of his past five contests and is averaging 4.8 assists along with 5.6 points and 1.0 steal in 18 games this season.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Playing well as backup point guard

    Jordan McLaughlin scored six points (2-4 FG, 2-2 FT) and added four assists, three rebounds, two steals and one block across 19 minutes Sunday in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 116-112 win over the Raptors.McLaughlin was expected to spent all of February at the G League bubble in Orlando, but the injury to D'Angelo Russell (leg) prompted the Timberwolves to recall him. The 24-year-old has proceeded to step in as the backup point guard behind Ricky Rubio, and he's done a solid job of conducting the second unit. He's received no fewer than 19 minutes in each of the last three games, averaging 4.7 points, 5.7 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals. So long as at least Rubio is healthy, McLaughlin won't be worth a pickup outside of the deepest of league, but he could have some short-term appeal as a DFS punt play so long as Russell is out.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Headed to G League

    Jordan McLaughlin will join the Iowa Wolves for the 2020-21 G League season in Orlando.McLaughlin had been carving out a fairly significant backup role with the Minnesota Timberwolves recently, but he'll now shift his focus toward preparing for the four-week bubble in Orlando. Over 11 games with the parent club this year, McLaughlin is averaging 5.5 points and 4.1 assists over 17.2 minutes per contest.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Excels as backup point guard

    Jordan McLaughlin tallied 15 points (7-12 FG, 1-2 3Pt), five assists, two rebounds and one steal in 22 minutes off the bench Monday in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 130-108 loss to the Warriors.With D'Angelo Russell (quadriceps) missing his second game in a row, Ricky Rubio moved up to the starting five, allowing McLaughlin to stay in the rotation as the backup point guard. Due to the blowout nature of the contest, the second unit received some extra run, and McLaughlin was able to churn out a useful all-around line. With career averages of 7.3 points, 4.2 assists, 1.8 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 19.2 minutes, McLaughlin has shown the ability to produce effectively when given playing time, but the opportunity likely won't be there for him when Russell is back in action.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Racks up dimes in blowout loss

    Jordan McLaughlin contributed two points (1-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt) and nine assists across 18 minutes Tuesday in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 124-101 loss to the Clippers.McLaughlin showed an ability to shoot efficiently and rack up assists when given playing time as a rookie in 2019-20, but his path to a consistent spot in the rotation remains blocked with D'Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley, Ricky Rubio and Anthony Edwards all ahead of him in the pecking order at guard. The two-way player has seen double-digit minutes in the Wolves' last two games, but both were blowout losses.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: No longer on injury report

    Jordan McLaughlin (not injury related) isn't on the injury report ahead of Saturday's game against the Jazz.McLaughlin was sidelined for the Minnesota Timberwolves' season opener due to COVID-19 protocols, but it appears as though he'll be available Saturday. He's unlikely to play a significant role for Minnesota this season.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Out for opener

    Jordan McLaughlin will not play in Wednesday's season opener against the Pistons due to COVID-19 protocols, Chris Hine of the Star Tribune reports.It's unclear how long McLaughlin will remain in the league's protocol, but he'll miss at least one game before the Minnesota Timberwolves head into a Saturday/Sunday back-to-back set.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Signs two-way deal with Minnesota

    Jordan McLaughlin signed a two-way deal with Minnesota on Thursday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.McLaughlin will return to the Minnesota Timberwolves after appearing in 30 games during the 2019-20 season. Across those 30 games, the guard averaged 7.6 points and 4.2 assists.

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    Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin: Nears double-double in loss

    Jordan McLaughlin produced 14 points (6-10 FG, 2-4 3Pt), nine assists, three rebounds and one steal in 28 minutes during Friday's 132-118 loss to Orlando.McLaughlin continues to impress, falling just one assist short of another double-double. The playing time was elevated due to the fact D'Angelo Russell couldn't hit the side of a barn; however, McLaughlin has certainly been making a name for himself of late. He has been a fringe top1-00 player over the past two weeks in only 22 minutes a night. It is hard to predict exactly what may lie ahead for McLaughlin but given the current production, he certainly warrants a roster spot in deeper formats.