Category Archives: Injuries

These are the breaks: Kevin Love re-fractures his right hand

So here’s some fun news from the Wolves: The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Image) taken this afternoon at TRIA Orthopadedic Center revealed that forward Kevin Love suffered a re-fracture of his third metacarpal in his right hand. The injury occurred during the third quarter of Thursday’s game at Denver. Love will […]

Ricky Rubio will not travel out west

In so many ways, Ricky Rubio’s season debut against Dallas was a mirage. Forget even the idea of someone not named Adrian Peterson performing at an elite level after nearly a year of rehab. Its hard enough to get a surgically repaired knee–and the rest of the body for that matter–to get used to the […]

Kevin Love and his eye won't play Sunday against the Knicks

    From the T’Wolves PR Twitter account, Kevin Love’s eye injury sustained against the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night will keep him out of Sunday’s game against the New York Knicks. He’s also not flying to New York with the team. Here’s video of the eye injury when it happened with just under two […]

The pressure of learning when you should win

The Minnesota Timberwolves are a good team. This is fun to say. This is also weird to say. Last season, we were enjoying an incredible ride for the first 41.98 games of the campaign. Kevin Love was playing like an MVP candidate (remember when Wolves fans still liked him?), Nikola Pekovic was emerging as the […]

Ricky Rubio will play tonight for the Minnesota Timberwolves

Ricky’s back: The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that guard Ricky Rubio will be in uniform and is expected to make his season debut tonight when the Wolves take on the Dallas Mavericks at Target Center at 7:00 p.m. “I’m excited to get back on the floor with my teammates and play in front of the […]

Report: Ricky Rubio will probably return to action Saturday

Ricky… you got some playing to do… Our friend Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN is reporting that Ricky Rubio will return to action Saturday night at home against the Dallas Mavericks: A league source told 1500ESPN.com that Rubio will play on Saturday at Target Center against Dallas. Rubio is returning from torn anterior cruciate and […]

Ricky Rubio cleared to practice

From our Wolves: The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that guard Ricky Rubio has been cleared to participate in full-contact practices with no limitations after consultation with Dr. Richard Steadman in Vail, Colorado. With the final medical hurdle being cleared, Rubio will now practice with the team. Rubio and the Wolves medical staff will assess his […]

Brandon Roy had knee surgery, act accordingly

From the team’s press release: Minnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy underwent successful arthroscopic surgery today on his right knee. The surgery was performed by Timberwolves team orthopaedic surgeon Dr. David Fischer at the TRIA Orthopaedic Center in Bloomington, Minn.  Roy is expected to be out approximately one month. “Brandon had been experiencing some right knee pain, […]

Chase Budinger is out 3-4 months

The news is being sourced out to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski that Chase Budinger will be out for three months: After surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, Minnesota Timberwolves starter Chase Budinger will miss minimally three months, a league source told Yahoo! Sports. Dr. James Andrews performed the surgery on Tuesday, and a […]

Wolves 90, Mavericks 82: "I don't use crutches"

Rick Adelman became a broken record last year. Someone for the Wolves would go down with an injury and he’d start talking about how guys couldn’t feel sorry for themselves and had to step up. They had to make the most of their opportunity to help the team. Ricky Rubio went down with his ACL […]