Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 3/6/13
MINNEAPOLIS Chase Budinger is a living, breathing and now shooting representation of what the Minnesota Timberwolves are missing. To watch him rehab can be encouraging, depending on your perspective, or utter torture. The swingman tore his meniscus Nov. 10 in Chicago, so early in the season that when he hobbled off the court, supported by head athletic trainer Gregg Farnam and point guard Will Conroy, one could almost hope that nothing was wrong, that it was, just as the team first suggested, simply a twisted knee. It was a simpler time, before Andrei Kirilenko suggested lighting candles for his team and the word cursed became an acceptable description. Since then, we've learned that these Timberwolves don't tend to twist or bruise. They tend to strain and sprain and miss weeks or even months. Now, Budinger is two to three weeks away from making his comeback, he says. That's not precise, not by any means, but it's a reasonable hope. He's finished with in-person appointments and h...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Odell Beckham Jr. is not intimidated of Darrelle Revis

Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

Rex Ryan jabs Jets for passing on Martavis Bryant?

Jay Gruden backing down from support of RG3 as starter

Ukwuachu rape victim hires firm that prosecuted Winston

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Beckham makes great grab over Revis

SEC commissioner wrote classy note to injured Arkansas RB

John Daly taken to hospital after collapsing on course

Rex Ryan keeping Bills' starting quarterback a secret

Braves fan dies after falling from upper deck

Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury vs. Eagles

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker