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Minnesota Timberwolves | #14 | Forward

Omari

Spellman

PPG

6.8

RPG

4.3

APG

1.0

6'8" | 245lb | 23 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round (30th overall) of the 2018 NBA Draft … Traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Golden State Warriors for center Damian Jones and a 2026 second-round draft pick (July 8, 2019) … Heading into 2019-20 season, appeared in 46 career games, averaging 5.9 points (.402 FG%, .344 3P%, .711 FT%), 4.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists in 17.5 minutes with four double-doubles in one season (2018-19) with the Atlanta Hawks.

BEFORE NBA

Named Big East Freshman of the Year, helping lead the Villanova Wildcats to the 2018 National Championship, appeared in 40 games (39 starts), averaging 10.9 points (.476 FG%, .433 3P%, .700 FT%), team-high 8.0 rebounds (fourth in the conference) and 1.5 blocks (second in the Big East) in 28.1 minutes per game … Also earned Philadelphia Big Five Rookie of the Year honors … On 4/2 vs. Michigan in the NCAA title game, recorded eight points and 11 rebounds … Named to the NCAA Tournament All-East Region team … Named Big East Freshman of the Week six times.

PERSONAL LIFE

A native of Cleveland, Ohio…Writes poetry in his spare time, and is writing a novel… Enjoys playing video games and chess… A fan of his hometown Cleveland Browns… Favorite NFL player is DeShaun Watson of the Texans… Played in the 2016 Jordan Brand Classic.