Timberwolves Trade Budinger To PacersA person with knowledge of the trade says the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to send Chase Budinger to the Indiana Pacers for Damjan Rudez in a swap of small forwards.
LaVine Leads Timberwolves To 106-104 Overtime Win Vs JazzThe future of the Minnesota Timberwolves gave a glimpse of what might be Monday night. Timberwolves rookies Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins combined to score 49 points, leading their injury-ravaged team to a 106-104 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz.
Timberwolves Dominate Bucks In 110-91 WinShabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday. Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed.
Budinger, Muhammad To Miss Rest Of SeasonMinnesota Timberwolves forwards Chase Budinger and Shabazz Muhammad will miss the final six games of the season with injuries. Budinger sprained his ankle in the first minute of play against Orlando on Saturday night and Muhammad sprained the MCL in his right knee on Friday night against Miami.
2-19-14 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee Will the Wolves make a deal in the next 24 hours? Click the link above to hear what Sid had to say!
Injuries, Trade Rumors Leave Timberwolves Season UncertainNikolai Pekovic did not practice Tuesday and will not play Wednesday with an ankle injury. Kevin Martin is out indefinitely with a broken thumb. Between injuries and a 25-28 record heading into the All-Star break, the future is very uncertain for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
2-18-14 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee Is Flip Saunder about to pull the trigger on a big deal for the Wolves? Click the link to hear Sid's thoughts.
Timberwolves Need Their Groove Back, And FastThe Minnesota Timberwolves would probably have to go 20 and 10, or maybe even 22 and 8 for the rest of the way to make the playoffs. The task is again becoming daunting, and forward Corey Brewer is painfully aware. "We need a win before All-Star break. We got a lot of injuries, man," Brewer said. "It's tough when you have injuries." They are indeed a team riddled with current injuries, and frustrated by another sub-par season. Healthy or not, the Wolves cannot get stops on defense.
Howard Leads Rockets Past Timberwolves 107-89Dwight Howard had 18 points and 15 rebounds, and the surging Houston Rockets used a fourth-quarter push to hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-89 Monday night for their sixth consecutive victory. Chandler Parsons had 20 points and James Harden scored 19 for the Rockets, who have won six straight for the first time since taking seven in a row from Jan. 13-23, 2012.
Love Torches Teammates As Wolves Lose Again Kevin Love is usually one of the last Minnesota Timberwolves to be interviewed after a game, preferring first to collect his thoughts as he goes through a treatment regimen that includes an extended dip in an icy cold tub that helps his body recover from the beating it takes on a nightly basis.
Timberwolves Activate Budinger The Minnesota Timberwolves have activated forward Chase Budinger for the first time this season.
Budinger Starts Ramping Up For TimberwolvesChase Budinger has rejoined his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates for light workouts at practice while he works his surgically repaired left knee back into shape. Budinger likely remains a month or more from playing in games after offseason surgery to remove a portion of the meniscus in his knee. Budinger was doing some individual shooting drills after practice on Monday. He says he's not putting a specific timetable on his return, only that he's taking things "week by week." Budinger signed a three-year, $16 million contract in July. But while he was working out in August to prepare for the season, he re-injured the same knee that kept him out for four months last year.