Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/21/14
And then there were 12, for the first time since Dec. 7.Timberwolves swingman Chase Budinger was activated for Minnesota's Thursday game in Sacramento, pushing the roster back to 12 active players, normal for some teams but a luxury for this one. Budinger has not played since tearing the meniscus in his right knee on Nov. 10 in Chicago, but he was cleared for full-contact practices on March 12.Due to the team's schedule, Budinger did not participate in his first full practice until Wednesday, and he said that he'd play Thursday if his knee responded well to the increase in activity. Thursday, he told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that he would play but that he wasn't sure for how long."It feels like the first practice," Budinger said Wednesday. "Like I missed all summer and this is the first practice again. I was a little rusty out there just trying to get my legs underneath me, but all in all the knee felt great."In six games with the Timberwolve...
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