Jaden McDaniels

Jaden McDaniels

Height/Weight: 6' 9"/185 lbs
Born: Federal Way, Washington
College: Washington
Draft: 2020 1st round (28th pick) by the
  • All Timberwolves

    Chris Finch says best comp for Jaylen Clark is Jaden McDaniels

    Jaylen Clark could have a significant role with the Timberwolves in 2024-25, which will effectively be his rookie season in the NBA after he sat out the entire 2023-24 season rehabilitating the torn Achilles injury that he suffered while playing for UCLA on March 4, 2023. How good can Clark be if he has a role next season and who does his style of play compare to best? According to Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch, the best comparison for Clark's game is Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels.

  • Star Tribune

    Timberwolves' summer project: Unlock Jaden McDaniels to help Anthony Edwards

    If that had been an accurate assessment, then the barometric pressure inside Target Center for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals might have been low enough to create dangerous winds. Which wouldn't have been the first indoor weather event during this series, since there were raindrops coming from Target Center's sod-covered roof in select areas on the wet day of Game 2. McDaniels is a true 6-foot-10, a lithe leaper, and started this series by drilling three-pointers from hither and yon to lead the Wolves to a 62-point first half.

  • Dallas Basketball

    Dallas Mavericks' Kyrie Irving Highlights Savvy Timberwolves Game 4 Adjustment

    During the Dallas Mavericks' 105-100 Game 4 loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Mavs' superstars faced matchup changes. Anthony Edwards began the series with Kyrie Irving as his assignment, while Jaden McDaniels checked Luka Doncic. The opposite was the case in Game 4, with McDaniels' focus on slowing down Irving.