Originally posted on CBSSports  |  Last updated 2/14/12
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota recalled rookie Malcolm Lee from their NBA Developmental League affiliate on Tuesday, but anxious Timberwolves fans hoping he is the answer to the team’s woes at shooting guard will have to be patient. After spending last week in Sioux Falls, S.D., Lee practiced with the Wolves, staying after for extra work with assistant coach Bill Bayno and fellow rookie Derrick Williams. He pronounced himself ready to play as soon as possible, but coach Rick Adelman said they would take it slow with their second-round draft pick as he continues to recover from a torn meniscus in his left knee. “He went down and had a nice stint down there,” Adelman said. “But you just can’t grab somebody and throw them in there because somebody else is going to have to sit down.” Lee played in three games for the Skyforce, averaging 9.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 25.3 minutes. He has yet to make his NBA debut, due to surgery he had on Dec. 30. Lee has not played in an N...
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