Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/8/14
MINNEAPOLIS Andrei Kirilenko will miss his second consecutive game Friday with the strained right quadriceps he suffered during Monday's loss. The announcement comes as no surprise, as it seemed unlikely Kirilenko would take the court before the team's back-to-back road trip in Memphis and Cleveland that begins Sunday.In other injury news, Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn said Friday that he's been pleased with Chase Budinger's recovery thus far and that the swingman is expected to be cleared to run the court by the end of next week. He still needs to strengthen his quadriceps before that happens, though, Kahn added. In terms of a return date, Kahn was vague, saying that he expects him back in March, though certainly not early in the month."As always is the case when people are in these significant rehab periods, there could always, God forbid, be a setback," Kahn said. "He hasn't had one yet. Our rehabs have been, we have a lot of injuries, but we have go...
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