Okogie will come off the bench Friday against the Heat.
Both Ricky Rubio and D'Angelo Russell will start Friday, and Okogie will be pushed to the bench. In 16 appearances off the bench this season, he's averaged 3.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 16.0 minutes.
Okogie recorded six points (1-3 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 4-4 FT) and six rebounds during Thursday's win versus the Warriors.
Okogie garnered his 14th straight start but once again wasn't a factor offensively. The forward has picked up the slack though on the boards, as he's averaging 5.7 rebounds over his past three outings. Over the past six games, Okogie is averaging 6.8 points.
Okogie finished with 13 points (4-6 FG, 3-4 3PT, 2-2 FT), two rebounds and two blocks in a 130-105 loss to the Bucks on Wednesday.
In the Timberwolves' last four games, Okogie's started and been a force defensively for his team, averaging 2.3 steals and 1.0 blocks over that stretch. The 22-year-old's shot effectively from deep, making exactly 50 percent of his three-pointers in April. As long as Okogie can stay healthy, expect the forward to remain in the starting rotation for the rest of the season.
Okogie posted 16 points (6-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four steals, three rebounds and one assist in 37 minutes during Friday's overtime loss to the Celtics.
Okogie (personal) re-entered the starting lineup after missing Wednesday's game and had one of his most efficient games of the season. With Malik Beasley (hamstring) out for the next four to six weeks, the third-year guard should continue to start and play anywhere between 20 and 30 minutes a game for the last-place Timberwolves. As long as Okogie's starting, deep league fantasy managers should feel free to stream him, if low-end points, three-pointers and steals are needed.
Okogie is listed in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Celtics, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.
Okogie will re-enter the Wolves' starting lineup following a one-game absence due to a personal matter. As such, Jake Layman will shift back to the bench.
Okogie (personal) is available for Friday's game against the Celtics, Chris Hine of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Okogie was probable for Friday's matchup, so it's not very surprising to see him suit up after missing one game due to a personal matter. Okogie had started the two games prior to his absence and averaged 4.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 22.5 minutes per contest during that time.
Okogie (personal) is expected to play Friday against Boston.
The Wolves' official injury report lists Okogie as probable, so it looks like it'll only be a one-game absence due to a personal matter. Prior to Wednesday night, Okogie had started the previous two games, totaling nine points, five rebounds, one steal and one block in 45 minutes.
Okogie (personal) is out Wednesday against the Pacers.
Okogie is a late scratch due to a personal matter. Jake Layman will start in his place and should be in line for extra minutes as well.
Okogie is questionable for Wednesday's matchup against the Pacers due to a personal matter.
Okogie has started the past two games for the Timberwolves. If he's sidelined -- a distinct possibility -- Jarrett Culver and Jake Layman could see more minutes. The Wolves have already announced that Layman will get the start at small forward.
Okogie will start Saturday's contest against the 76ers.
With Malik Beasley (hamstring) out, Okogie will join the starting five. Across 21 previous starts this season, he's averaged 5.6 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 steals in 22.6 minutes.
Okogie (COVID-19 health and safety protocols) played 20 minutes Friday in the Timberwolves' 120-108 loss to the Grizzlies, finishing with three points (1-4 FG, 1-3 3Pt), two rebounds and one steal.
Okogie was back in action after having previously missed the Wolves' last five games while embedded in the NBA's health and safety protocol. He didn't appear to face any notable limitations with his playing time Friday, finishing with the eighth-most minutes on the team. Okogie looks like he'll have a spot on the Timberwolves' second unit for the time being.
Okogie (COVID-19 protocols) is available for Friday's matchup against the Grizzlies.
After missing five consecutive games while in protocols, Okogie will make his return Friday. He's likely to come off the bench. Across his 36 appearances this season, Okogie has averaged 4.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 19.8 minutes. Okogie's return could lead to fewer opportunities for Juancho Hernangomez, Jaden McDaniels and/or Jaylen Nowell.
Okogie (COVID-19 protocols) is questionable for Friday's game against the Grizzlies.
Okogie has missed five games due to protocols, but it appears that he's on the brink of a return. He's seen 19.8 minutes per game this season and averaged 4.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists.
Okogie (COVID-19 protocols) is out Wednesday against the Knicks, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.
Health and safety protocols will keep Okogie out for a fifth straight game. However, he's hopeful of joining the team for the upcoming road trip and could play Friday at Memphis.
Okogie (COVID-19 protocols) is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Knicks.
Okogie has missed the last four games due to the league's health and safety protocols, but he may be able to return to action Wednesday.
Okogie (COVID-19 protocols) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Nets.
The 22-year-old will be sidelined for a fourth straight contest due to the NBA's health and safety protocols. Okogie's next chance to take the court will come Wednesday against the Knicks.
Okogie (COVID-19 protocols) will remain sidelined for Saturday's matchup with the Nets.
Okogie's absence will mark his third straight due to the league's health and safety protocols. As a result, look for Jarrett Culver and Jake Layman to potentially see some more run. His next chance to return will come Monday versus the Nets.
Okogie (COVID-19 protocols) will not play Friday against the Rockets.
Okogie is set to miss his second game in a row after landing in the league's health and safety protocols. His absence could open up more playing time for Jarrett Culver and Jake Layman.
Okogie will not be available Wednesday after entering the league's health and safety protocols, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.
Okogie was originally listed in the starting lineup for the Timberwolves but is now out due to COVID-19 concerns. Jarred Vanderbilt will start in his place.
Okogie will start in Wednesday's game against the Mavericks.
Okogie will get the nod at small forward Wednesday as Jake Layman shifts to the bench. He's averaging 4.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 19.8 minutes per game this season.
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