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Minnesota Timberwolves | #41 | Forward

Juancho

Hernangomez

PPG

7.3

RPG

4.0

APG

0.6

PIE

8.6

6'9" | 214lb | 25 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2019-20 NBA SEASON (Denver/Minnesota): Averaged 6.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 48 games for the Denver Nuggets and Minnesota Timberwolves… In 14 games for Minnesota, averaged 12.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.3 assist in 29.4 minutes per game… Shot 45.3% from the field and 42.0% from long distance for the Wolves… Registered his second straight double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds vs. Dallas on Mar. 1…Tallied his second double-double of the season with 18 points and a career-high 13 boards at Orlando on Feb. 28, also dished out a career-best five assists and scored his 1,000th career point on a three-pointer during the second quarter… Notched 17 points at Miami on Feb. 26, his fifth double-digit scoring effort in a Timberwolves uniform… Recorded 17 points on 5-of-10 shooting, including 4-of-5 from deep vs. Boston on Feb. 21, finishing in double-figures for the fourth straight game and tying his longest streak for double-digit scoring… Recorded his first double-double of the season (sixth career) with 16 points and a season-high 12 rebounds vs. Charlotte on Feb. 12… Scored 15 points, on 6-of-11 shooting on Feb. 10 at Toronto, including 2-of-4 from long distance, reaching double-digits in scoring for the second consecutive game… Posted 12 points on 5-9 shooting, five rebounds and one assist in 19 minutes off the bench at Milwaukee on Jan. 31… Tallied 12 points (4-of-8 from deep), four assists and three rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench at New York on Dec. 5… Registered a season-high 15 points (5-6 FG’s), three rebounds and two assists in 29 minutes at Memphis on Nov. 17.
NBA CAREER NOTES: Acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Denver Nuggets along with Malik Beasley, Jarred Vanderbilt and Brooklyn’s 2020 first-round  pick on Feb. 5, 2020 in a 12-player, four-team trade. In the deal, the Wolves sent Jordan Bell and Robert Covington to Houston and Keita Bates-Diop, Shabazz Napier and Noah Vonleh to Denver… Selected by the Denver Nuggets in the first round (15th overall) in the 2016 NBA Draft.… 2018-19 (Denver): Appeared 70 games (25 starts), averaging 5.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists in 19.4 minutes … Posted seven points on 3-6 shooting, four rebounds and two assists in 24 minutes at POR on 4/7 … Tied a career-high with 27 points (6-7 3FG’s), and posted a career-high 13 rebounds in 36 minutes at SAS on 12/26 … Posted his third double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds in 40 minutes at ATL on 12/8 … Registered 15 points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two blocks at CHA on 12/7 … Recorded 15 points, five rebounds and two steals in 29 minutes at TOR on 12/3 … Tallied 15 points, eight rebounds and two steals in 35 minutes at OKC on 11/24 … Posted 20 points, a career-high 11 rebounds and two assists in 35 minutes at NOP on 11/17 ... Registered a season-high 25 points (9-12 FG’s), nine rebounds and one steal vs. ATL on 11/15 … Posted 23 points (6-10 FG’s, 5-7 3FG’s), four rebounds and two blocks in 29 minutes of the bench at CLE on 11/1 … Recorded eight points and two rebounds going 2-3 from long distance in 23 minutes vs. GSW on 10/21. 2017-18 (Denver): Appeared in 25 games (three starts), averaging 3.3 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11.1 minutes … Posted seven points and a career-high tying 10 rebounds in 28 minutes on 11/28 at UTA … Recorded nine points (2-5 3FG’s), three rebounds and one assist in 18 minutes on 11/22 at HOU…Registered a season-high 10 points (2-4 3FG’s), four rebounds and one steal in 23 minutes on 11/20 at SAC …2016-17 (Denver): Appeared in 62 games (nine starts) averaging 4.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 13.6 minutes … Tallied 15 points, five rebounds and one assist in 33 minutes at HOU on 3/20 … Recorded 15 points (5-8 FG’s) and five rebounds in 28 minutes vs. HOU on 3/18 … Registered 13 points and six rebounds in 19 minutes vs. LAL on 3/13 … Had a career night on 2/13 vs. GSW, posting 27 points (6-9 3FG’s), 10 rebounds and two assists in 43 minutes … Posted 14 points (all in the
second quarter) going 4-5 from three-point range in 18 minutes at ORL on 12/10 … Recorded nine points, six rebounds and two blocks in his first career start at UTA on 11/23 … Scored his first two NBA points along with two rebounds in 11 minutes at MIN on 11/3.
NBA PLAYOFF NOTES: 2019: Played in five games, averaging 0.6 points and 0.6 rebounds in 3.0 minutes per game … Scored his first career points in the playoffs, scoring three points in two minutes in game five vs. POR on 5/7 … Recorded his first playoff rebound in his playoff debut at SAS on 4/18 in game three and secured two more boards in game five vs. SAS on 4/23.

 

BEFORE NBA

INTERNATIONAL: 2015-16: Averaged 9.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 23.5 minutes over 24 ACB contests with Estudiantes, in his third season with the club. Shot 45.5 percent overall and 35.8 percent (34-of-95) from three-point range. Over a four-game ACB stretch in November, totaled 20 points (7-11 FGs) and 10 rebounds vs. Joventut Badalona, 16 points and 14 rebounds vs. Real Madrid, seven points and 12 rebounds vs. Tenerife and 14 points and seven rebounds in just 13 minutes vs. Valencia. 2014-15: Saw limited playing time in his first full season with Estudiantes’ senior squad, averaging 2.4 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.3 blocks in 10.0 minutes over 28 Spanish ACB games. Shot 40.0 percent from the field and 25.0 percent (5-for20) from three-point range. 2013-14: Made four appearances in the ACB with Estudiantes, tallying three points, two rebounds and one block in 14 combined minutes of play.


NATIONAL TEAM: Led Spain in scoring (14.2 ppg) and rebounding (8.5 rpg) at the ’15 U20 European Championships … Also added 1.6 steals and 1.2 blocks in 25.7 minutes over 10 games … Shot 47.9 percent overall and 28.6 percent from three-point range (10-for-35) … Totaled 14 rebounds vs. Ukraine and 17 points and 15 boards vs. Belgium … Also represented Spain at the ’14 U20 Euros (3.2 ppg, 3.1 rpg) and ’13 U18 Euros (6.3 ppg, 3.6 rpg).

 

PERSONAL LIFE

Brother, Willy, was selected 35th overall in the second round of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers … Their father, Guillermo, also played professionally in Spain, in the 1980s and early 90’s