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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Coming off bench Friday

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.
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Family likes the look of post-vaccination Josh Okogie

Earlier this season it seemed like Josh Okogie just couldn't hit from the outside. Up until the All-Star break, Okogie was shooting just 22% from three-point range. Since, the All-Star break, however, Okogie has shot 40%, including a 3-for-4 effort in Wednesday's loss to Milwaukee. He joked that his brother...
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Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie keeps speaking out on police brutality

One of the most vocal Timberwolves when it comes to issues of systemic racism and police brutality has been third-year guard Josh Okogie. Okogie attended a downtown rally with center Karl-Anthony Towns after the death of George Floyd last May, has given interviews on the subject, appeared in a YouTube series for the Wolves discussing the issues and used his social media presence to amplify his voice.
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Minnesota's Josh Okogie (personal) available on Friday

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie (personal) is active for Friday's game against the Boston Celtics. Okogie will return to the court after a one-game absence for personal reasons. In an average matchup against a Boston unit ranked 13th in defensive efficiency, our models project Okogie to score 12.2 FanDuel points at the salary of $3,500.
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Josh Okogie dunks all over Tristan Thompson, complete with a staredown

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Josh Okogie threw down a vicious dunk on the Boston Celtics’ Tristan Thompson on Friday night. And in case Okogie hadn’t already embarrassed Thompson enough, he stared Thompson down for good measure. Check it out:. Better dunk: that one or the posterizing jam Kawhi Leonard threw down...
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Officially available Friday

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.
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Starting Friday

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.
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Jake Layman starting for Timberwolves Wednesday in place of Josh Okogie

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman is in the lineup Wednesday in the team's game against the Indiana Pacers. Layman has been coming off the bench as of late, but he's being thrust into the starting lineup against the Pacers. Josh Okogie was a late add to the injury report due to a personal issue, and while there is no word on his status yet, Layman will get the start on the wing.
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Josh Okogie (personal) ruled out for Timberwolves Wednesday

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie will not play Wednesday in the team's game against the Indiana Pacers. Okogie was a late add to the injury report due to a personal issue, and once it was announced that Jake Layman would start, this was a given. It's unclear when he'll return.
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Likely back Friday

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.
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Out Wednesday

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.
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Josh Okogie starting for Timberwolves Saturday in place of injured Malik Beasley

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie will start Saturday in the team's game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Okogie has been coming off the bench since his return to the team, but that's changing on Saturday. Malik Beasley is sitting due to injury, leaving the door open for Okogie to step into the starting five.
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie (health protocols) available on Friday

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Josh Okogie (health protocols) is available for Friday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Okogie has been upgraded from questionable to active and will be available to face the Grizzlies on Friday. The Timberwolves are 6.5-point underdogs against the Grizzlies on Friday. Their implied team total of...
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Starting vs. Sixers

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.
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Available Friday

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.
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Josh Okogie (protocols) out for Timberwolves Wednesday

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Josh Okogie (protocols) will remain out Wednesday against the New York Knicks. Okogie will pick up a ninth straight absence. Jaylen Nowell should continue to see additional minutes. numberFire’s models project Nowell for 16.0 FanDuel points versus the Knicks and he has a salary of $4,000...
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Questionable for Friday

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.