September 21, 2020, 2:25 pmMalik BeasleySG, Minnesota Timberwolves
The Wolves confirmed Malik Beasley will participate in their training bubble, despite being a restricted free-agent this offseason.
Free agents have trended toward skipping these training bubbles so Beasley's presence should be taken as a good sign he'll be returning to the Wolves next season. Juancho Hernangomez is also a restricted free agent but he will not be participating in the training bubble as he had already accepted a role in Adam Sandler's next film. That's not a joke, he is actually busy shooting with Sandler in Europe but would have joined the team had he been available, according to Wolves GM Gersson Rosas. Based on this news the odds are Rosas will try and bring back both players next year.
Source: Chris Hine in The Star Tribune
July 14, 2020, 11:15 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juan Hernangomez, who was a part of the mid-season blockbuster that involved Clint Capela, Robert Covington, and a host of other players changing teams, got plenty of opportunities upon joining the Wolves.
He finished the year ranked 346 in both 8/9-cat. However, like his teammate Malik Beasley (who was also traded from the Nuggets to the Wolves), Hernangomez's season took off when he joined his new squad. In 9-cat, he ranked inside the top-125 in 11 games (all starts) to close out the season. In those 11 games, he averaged 12.4 points, 7.6 boards, 1.3 assists, 1.1 steals and 2.1 threes in 29.2 minutes per game. He will reach restricted free agency when the offseason finally rolls around, but GM Gersson Rosas announced that he plans on bringing back the fourth year Spaniard.
May 3, 2020, 8:04 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Wolves' General Manager Gersson Rosas announced that the team plans to bring back Juancho Hernangomez when he hits restricted free agency this offseason.
Hernangomez had some sneaky value as a starter once the Timberwolves shifted their focus to the youngsters in the wake of Karl-Anthony Towns absence. He was a top-100 player under those circumstances, but he will have a tougher time landing major minutes when the Wolves have a healthier roster next season. Wherever he ends up, he is someone to monitor incase his role grows, but he'll need major minutes to cash in on his rebounding and 3-point shooting potential.
Source: Dane Moore on Twitter
March 10, 2020, 10:38 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juancho Hernangomez put up a solid performance in Tuesday's loss to the Rockets, recording an 18-point (6-of-12 shooting), 10-rebound, double-double with one steal and four 3-pointers in 30 minutes as a starter.
Hernangomez has been quietly posting top-85 value in 9-cat leagues over the last two weeks. He's a solid play in standard leagues as long as Karl-Anthony Towns remains sidelined.
March 4, 2020, 11:42 pmMalik BeasleySG, Minnesota Timberwolves
Malik Beasley led the scoring charge in Wednesday's 115-108 win over the Bulls, scoring 24 points on 8-of-14 shooting with three boards, two assists and four triples in 34 minutes of action.
Beasley is thriving in his expanded role, much as he did last year when the Nuggets called on him amidst waves of injuries. He should be safe for standard-league use from here on out, even if this is almost certainly his peak. Fellow ex-Nugget Juancho Hernangomez is in a similar boat with a very different stat set, as he produced 12 points, seven rebounds, a steal and two threes tonight. We'll need to reevaluate everyone on the team when Karl-Anthony Towns returns to the lineup but until then, let the good times roll.
March 1, 2020, 6:50 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juancho Hernangomez picked up 12 points, 12 rebounds, a block and two 3-pointers on Sunday against the Mavs.
Hernangomez took advantage of an off day from James Johnson and posted his second straight double-double. He's been around the top-100 neighborhood of late and should be in most lineups as a locked-in starter for a Wolves team that's getting a close look at younger players like Juancho these days.
February 28, 2020, 10:43 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juancho Hernangomez continued his great play of late, scoring 18 points and adding 13 rebounds, five assists and two steals in Friday's game against the Magic.
Since Karl-Anthony Towns has been sidelined Hernangomez has been a fantasy stud. He is creeping near the top-100 and should be owned in almost every fantasy league right now with the opportunities he is receiving. As long as he's locked into starters' minutes, use him as the fantasy playoffs loom.
February 26, 2020, 10:26 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juancho Hernangomez had himself a productive night in Wednesday's 129-126 nailbiter win over the Heat, chipping in 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting, with three triples, five rebounds, one assist and two steals in 31 minutes.
Considering Hernangomez combined for 15 points in the last couple of games, it's apropos to call tonight's performance a successful bounce-back line. Hernangomez's role looks like it's going to stick even with the likes of James Johnson and Jake Layman pushing him for minutes. Consider Juancho as an end-of-bench kinda guy in standard leagues right now.
February 22, 2020, 12:08 amJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juan Hernangomez started and put up 17 points and added five rebounds in the Wolves' loss to the Celtics on Friday.
He played 26 minutes and was efficient from the floor, going 5-of-10 FG and 4-for-5 from behind the three-point line. The Wolves have not been able to put everything together yet this year, as evidenced by their lineup this evening. Hernangomez seems to be a primary beneficiary of their struggles and should be owned in all deeper leagues.
February 13, 2020, 5:43 pmKarl-Anthony TownsC, Minnesota Timberwolves
According to Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic, Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to miss additional games following the All-Star break with a left wrist injury.
The initial news came as a surprise to the basketball community as it didn't appear that Towns suffered this injury in their game on Monday. Naz Reid, James Johnson & Juan Hernangómez will all see increased value while Towns is out.
Source: The Athletic
February 12, 2020, 11:44 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juan Hernangomez double-doubled on Wednesday with 16 points and 12 boards to go with a steal, a block and a 3-pointer.
Hernangomez is an automatic double-double if he's given enough playing time and tonight he logged 38 minutes, which is a surefire way to some big stats. He won't always light it up on defense, but if he's logging minutes in the 30s, he should be owned in all leagues as a nightly double-double threat.
February 12, 2020, 6:00 pmKarl-Anthony TownsC, Minnesota Timberwolves
Karl-Anthony Towns (left wrist) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game vs. the Hornets and he will undergo further evaluation over the All-Star break.
This is the first that we are hearing about this injury and we will need to wait to get more news before deciding to stream anyone in particular. Naz Reid, James Johnson and Juan Hernangómez just became a lot more attractive in DFS on Wednesday's slate.
Source: Wolves PR on Twitter
February 10, 2020, 11:10 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
In Juancho Hernangomez's second game with the Wolves, he scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting with five rebounds, one assist and two 3-pointers in 26 minutes in a road loss to the Raptors.
Hernangomez was a popular add once it looked like he'd be getting a starting role in Minnesota. But even with significant minutes, his ceiling is likely around the back of the top-100 players. Fellow newcomer James Johnson went for eight points, seven boards, three dimes and two triples in 28 minutes off the bench in this one.
February 8, 2020, 10:45 pmJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
Juancho Hernangomez started in his debut for the Wolves and scored 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting with three assists and three 3-pointers in 27 minutes on Saturday.
Hernangomez started at PF and he has the inside track to keep that role on his new team. He can be added in standard leagues after this performance, but don't expect more than late-round value from Hernangomez.
February 5, 2020, 12:38 amJuancho HernangomezPF, Minnesota Timberwolves
The Nuggets will trade Juancho Hernangomez to the Wolves.
Hernangomez should get a new lease on life with Minnesota, though the Wolves may continue to shake up their roster through Thursday's deadline. As of right now he looks like a plausible add in competitive 12-team formats, though it's tough to read too much into his modest production this season, as he's averaged just 11.9 mpg. Back in 2018-19, Hernangomez averaged 5.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 0.4 steals, 0.3 blocks and 0.9 threes in 19.4 mpg. He'll have a shot at low-end value, especially with the combo forward role completely wide open in Minnesota.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter