Category Archives: Injuries

Report: Timberwolves bringing Arnie Kander aboard to make the bodies stay healthy

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The Wolves are reportedly hiring former Detroit Pistons’ physical therapist Arnie Kander next month.

Ronny Turiaf out for remainder of 2014-15 season following hip surgery

“Warrior of light” Attentive you shall be Gotta keep it tight Stir the ship right With the help of a compass The storm too shall pass Fog will dissipate Struggle you will terminate To the shore you will arrive The rain, storm, snow, you will survive Accompanied by the almighty Through it all promised is […]

Chase Budinger will return to the Wolves Wednesday vs. Phoenix

The rotation may finally be whole. While the starting lineup of the Minnesota Timberwolves has been great for the team almost the entire season, the bench has been pretty tough to handle. As the season has gone on, Rick Adelman has found ways to stagger the substitutions and try to leave at least one of […]

Chase Budinger has been cleared for full-contact practice

Chase Budinger cleared to return to full-contact practice. Still no timetable for his return, but obvious step in right direction. #Twolves — Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) December 18, 2013 The Minnesota Timberwolves have been waiting for Chase Budinger to get healthy enough to see if the money committed and the vision of Flip Saunders this offseason […]

Ronny Turiaf out indefinitely with a fractured radial head in elbow

The thud you heard at the 10:17 mark of the second quarter in Friday night’s blowout victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder was Ronny Turiaf fracturing the radial head of his right elbow. When a missed Jeremy Lamb missed a push shot in the lane and Ronny Turiaf went up for the rebound, Nick Collison […]

Chase Budinger has successful knee surgery, out indefinitely

Chase Budinger had successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, according to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dr. James Andrews performed a meniscectomy on Budinger to remove the damaged meniscus. Here is the press release from the Wolves:  Share this because Rubio would pass this along:

Kevin Love will have knee surgery and is done for the season

We were hoping to see a glimpse of Kevin Love with this core of a surging Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic, Andrei Kirilenko, Chase Budinger, and friends so that we — and more importantly management — would have a good idea of what this team looked like when everybody was on the court this season. The […]

Injury roundup with good and sad news

Let’s go with the sad news first, that way I can tear us down before I build us back up! Strategy! Kevin Love told Jerry Zgoda that he knows missing the rest of the season is a real possibility. He’s able to admit that to himself, knowing that while he definitely wants to get back […]

Lakers 116, Timberwolves 94: Change your face, be happy

I’ve got a big three-part breakdown of Ricky Rubio starting Friday, and it’s a lot of writing so I don’t want to put too much thought into this blowout loss. Plus, how many ways can you state that the Wolves lost another key player to injury, tried to fight the best they could, Ricky Rubio […]

Malcolm Lee to have surgery: out for the year

Now that we’re fully into the third wave of 2012/13 Wolves injuries, Malcolm Lee whose “hyperextended knee” is a relic of the second wave, already seems like a distant memory. But he played for the Wolves this year and had a moderately positive effect on the team’s defense when he was on the floor. He […]