Report: D'Angelo Russell to have knee surgery, out 4-6 weeks

Russell had been previously dealing with left leg soreness.
Author:
Publish date:
D'Angelo Russell / Minnesota Timberwolves

According to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Minnesota Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell will reportedly undergo arthroscopic surgery that will require him to miss the next four-to-six weeks.

Per Wojnarowski, the surgery is expected to remove a "loose body" from Russell's left knee that has been ailing him over the past week.

The report comes hours after the Timberwolves gave a vague update on Russell's status after he didn't travel with the team on their current road trip. Russell's injury had previously been described as left leg soreness and had limited the 24-year-old to eight minutes in the past five games.

Russell has played in just 19 of the Timberwolves' 27 games this year and is averaging 19.3 points and 5.1 assists on the season.

The Timberwolves are 7-20 on the year and will host the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

Next Up

minneapolis police

Police arrest man in connection to deadly Minneapolis hit-and-run

The victim died the scene in north Minneapolis on Friday.

Jordan Greenway

Wild's fast start vanishes in loss to Coyotes

Arizona scored five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss.

Screen Shot 2021-03-06 at 4.12.00 PM

Police seeking tips in search for road rage shooting suspect

The incident took place in Maplewood last week.

Paige Bueckers

Paige Bueckers lands on Wooden Award list for women's college basketball

The Hopkins grad is the only freshman on the 15-player ballot.

Jamal Mashburn Jr.

Gophers fall under .500 after OT loss to Rutgers

The Gophers are under .500 for the first time this season.

police tape, crime scene

Man arrested for killing of his father in Wabasha County

The 73-year-old man was found dead at a home in rural Zumbro Falls.

Jake Odorizzi

Report: Jake Odorizzi to sign with Astros

The former Twins pitcher is headed to Houston on a two-year deal.

covid-19, coronavirus

South African COVID-19 variant detected in Wisconsin

There have been no cases of the South African strain found in Minnesota.

Brian Dutcher

Could Brian Dutcher be Gophers target to replace Richard Pitino?

Dutcher's contract has a buyout clause that could lead him to Minnesota.

Related

Screen Shot 2020-02-10 at 3.01.21 PM

D'Angelo Russell to ESPN reporter: 'Ur a clown'

Nick Friedell questioned the Timberwolves' leadership and Russell fired back on Twitter.

D'Angelo Russell / Minnesota Timberwolves

The Timberwolves need more from D'Angelo Russell

The Wolves haven't gotten what they expected since making a blockbuster trade.

D'Angelo Russell

Report: Wolves interested in Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell

Russell will become a restricted free agent on July 1.

D'Angelo Russell

Injury will keep D'Angelo Russell from debuting against Clippers

The Timberwolves' new guard will sit out with a quad injury.

Malik Beasley

D'Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley fuel Timberwolves season-opening victory

A late 11-0 run helped the Timberwolves take down the Pistons.

D'Angelo Russell

The latest on the Timberwolves' pursuit of D'Angelo Russell

The Wolves could land the talented point guard if they make their 2021 first rounder available, according to a report.

D'Angelo Russell

Report: New development in Wolves' pursuit of D'Angelo Russell

Multiple reports link the Wolves, Rockets, Hawks and Warriors.