Over the past nine games, Jonathan Kuminga has enjoyed consistent playing time for one of the first times in his rookie season with the Golden State Warriors.
The 2021 overall pick no.7 is averaging 12.4 minutes per game during the Warriors’ recent series of games. Kuminga’s nine straight games with playing time are the most he has played in a row all season.
Over those nine games, Kuminga is averaging 7.3 points per game with 56.1% shots from the ground with 1.2 rebounds per game. During that run, Kuminga impressed in his first career star against the Toronto Raptors, scoring a career-high 26 points on 9 of 15 shots from the field in 36 minutes.
During its recent series of games, the G League Ignite product caught the eye of Rookie Wire. In Rookie Wire’s Cody Taylor’s latest rookie power rankings, Kuminga first landed on the roster at No.9.
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The Warriors recently turned to Kuminga with players out of the lineup, and the seventh pick had a solid performance. He is averaging 9.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in his last six games with a career-high 26 points in his first start on December 18. He plays with a physical style at both ends of the court that allows him to get what he wants. sometimes, and it should only get better as he plays more. Her role will continue to fluctuate this season, but the team must certainly be excited about what they have seen so far.
With Kuminga’s role continuing to grow, the 19-year-old could continue to climb the Rookie Wire roster. For the rest of Rookie Wire’s power leaderboard, click here.
Kuminga will have the chance to climb the Rookie Wire last Thursday when the Warriors travel to fight the Denver Nuggets.
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