Minnesota Timberwolves: Predicting the 2021-22 starters

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – APRIL 26: Georges Niang #31 of the Utah Jazz defends against D’Angelo Russell #0 of the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Point Guard: D’Angelo Russell

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded for D’Angelo Russell thinking he would be a franchise cornerstone – someone that the team would have as a perennial high-level starter for years into the future. That vision has become even stronger since Russell’s return, as the duo between he and Karl-Anthony Towns has been great – and looks to be one of the better young cores in the NBA.

D’Angelo Russell has one all-star appearance under his belt and has been largely inconsistent since 2018-19. That said, he has not been in a position that is advantageous towards his development until late this season, where he has shined.

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