Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/10/12
CHICAGO After the Timberwolves' 87-80 loss to the Bulls Saturday, the team announced that Chase Budinger suffered a twisted left knee and that his X-rays were normal. He will be evaluated further when the team arrives in Dallas Sunday.The injury occurred with 6 minutesremaining in the game and the Timberwolves down, 78-70. Dante Cunningham shot a jumper, which Taj Gibson blocked. The Timberwolves got the offensive rebound, and the physical play that had characterized the second half resumed.But this time, it might have gone too far. Budinger sprawled out of the scrum, away from the basket and toward the sideline, and when he tried to get up, he couldn't. Luke Ridnour tried to help, but Budinger's left leg was not weight-bearing, and he was eventually helped off the court by head athletic trainer Gregg Farnam and Will Conroy.There was no consensus among players and coaches in the locker room as to the specifics of what happened, other than that Budinger was shoved from behind. After ...
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