Wendell Moore, Jr. took a circuitous route to the Twin Cities, first getting drafted by the Dallas Mavericks before being traded to the Houston Rockets. From there, he was involved in another draft night trade between the Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves.
Moore, Jr. has a versatile game that shines on the defensive end. The 2022 Julius Erving Award winner also earned All-ACC defensive honors this past season.
A second-team All-ACC selection, Moore, Jr. provides wing capability for the Timberwolves improving roster. We went inside Moore’s game prior to the 2020 campaign. His ability to create space on the floor is complemented by deft vision.