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With 2:46 remaining in the third quarter of Monday's game in Dallas, Nikola Pekovic left the court with a sprained left ankle. He is out for the night.
Pekovic sustained the injury while running down the court, and it appears as if he stepped on Vince Carter's foot to trigger the fall. Before leaving the game, he had 20 points and six rebounds. Greg Stiemsma entered the...
MINNEAPOLIS And then there were nine.
The Timberwolves announced at shootaround Wednesday that, in addition to Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio and Chase Budinger (all out with long-term injures), Brandon Roy, J.J. Barea and Nikola Pekovic will be unavailable for Wednesday's game against the Bobcats.
Barea sprained his left foot last Wednesday night and has not played since. Coach Rick...
The banged-up Minnesota Timberwolves aren't getting any reinforcements for their game against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Center Nikola Pekovic, shooting guard Brandon Roy and point guard J.J. Barea all were scratched for the game on Wednesday with injuries, leaving the Wolves with just nine healthy players.
Pekovic sprained his left ankle against Dallas on Monday night. Roy is...
The Timberwolves announced Sunday that forward Chase Budinger suffered a lateral meniscus tear in his left knee after falling in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game in Chicago.
Budinger traveled with the team to Dallas on Saturday night, and he underwent an MRI Sunday that revealed the damage. His surgery will be scheduled for later this week, and the team will determine a...
Nikola Pekovic scored 20 points before leaving with an injury and the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Dallas Mavericks 90-82 Monday night.
Because of a rash of injuries, the Timberwolves dressed only 10 players. The 6-foot-11 Pekovic exited with 2:46 left in the third quarter with a sprained left ankle and didn't return.
Pekovic went 8 of 13 from the floor. Andrei...
Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Chase Budinger will miss the next three to four months while recovering from surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.
Dr. James Andrews performed the surgery Tuesday, three days after Budinger was injured in a game against the Chicago Bulls.
Minnesota is already playing without Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, JJ Barea and Brandon Roy...
MINNEAPOLIS I feel like every single statistic the Timberwolves put out early this season should be marked with an asterisk: Did this while fielding approximately one half of a team and with an ever-decreasing number of actual starters.
Really. It would make it so much more impressive.
Think about it: The Timberwolves' 5-2 start is their second-best record through seven games...
MINNEAPOLIS Timberwolves small forward Chase Budinger will miss a minimum of three months after surgery Tuesday to repair the torn meniscus in his left knee, according to reports from Yahoo! Sports.
Dr. James Andrews performed the surgery. Andrews' list of previous patients includes Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklaus, Drew Brees and John Smoltz. During surgery, the meniscus was completely...
The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to have trouble winning games if they don't have players on the court. Of course, they'll have players on the court, but they have been missing starters. Last night, the Wolves were without three players - Nikola Pekovic, Brandon Roy, and J.J. Barea. According to Jon Krawcynzki of ESPN.com, Brandon Roy hopes to play Friday, but...
Minnesota Timberwolves @ Dallas Mavericks The Minnesota Timberwolves face the Dallas Mavericks tonight at the America Airlines Center. The Wolves are starting their season off well and are starting to turn heads, getting wins when they are playing crippled with injures. They’re going to have to keep making the magic happen, [...]