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Timberwolves' Kyle Anderson: Now ruled out Tuesday
Anderson won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Spurs due to left hamstring tightness, Dane Moore of 'The Dane Moore NBA Podcast' reports. He will end the game with two points (1-4 FG), four assists, two rebounds and two steals in 15 minutes.
Anderson left Tuesday's game late in the second quarter before starting the half. However, the 30-year-old forward only made it until the 11:01 mark in the third quarter before being ruled out for the remainder of the contest. Naz Reid will likely receive increased playing time in his absence. Anderson's status for Wednesday's matchup with Memphis is uncertain.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Kyle Anderson: Returns after injury scare
Anderson left Tuesday's game versus the Spurs with 1:09 remaining in the second quarter due to an apparent leg injury but will start the second half, Michael Wallace of the Grizzlies' official site reports.
Anthony Edwards and Anderson both left right before halftime of Tuesday's contest but will take the floor to begin the second half. Anderson is making his second straight starting appearance with Karl-Anthony Towns (personal) out.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Anthony Edwards: Returns to game Tuesday
Edwards (ankle) returned for the second half of Tuesday's game versus the Spurs.
Edwards had an injury scare before halftime when he rolled his left ankle, forcing him to the locker room. However, it appears he avoided anything too serious, though Minnesota will likely monitor him closely.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Anthony Edwards: Helped to locker room
Edwards left Tuesday's game versus the Spurs with an apparent ankle injury and needed to be helped to the locker room, Dane Moore of 'The Dane Moore NBA Podcast'reports.
Edwards was looking to receive a pass and cut aggressively, rolling his left ankle in the process. He should be considered questionable to return until more information is known.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Rudy Gobert: Suiting up against Spurs
Gobert (ankle) is available and in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game versus San Antonio.
Gobert has been upgraded from questionable to available Tuesday after missing Minnesota's previous contest with a left ankle sprain. The defensive stalwart is averaging 15.2 points, 13.7 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 1.3 assists in 34.7 minutes across his last 10 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Rudy Gobert: Game-time decision Tuesday
Gobert (ankle) is a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against San Antonio, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.
Gobert's status is pivotal for Minnesota with Karl-Anthony Towns inactive while tending to a personal matter. Naz Reid could be in line for a sizable workload, while Victor Wembanyama could be in line for a feeding frenzy if Gobert is unable to suit up.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns: Late scratch due to personal matter
Towns will not play Tuesday versus San Antonio due to a personal matter, Dane Moore of 'The Dane Moore NBA Podcast' reports.
Towns' next opportunity to take the court comes Wednesday versus Memphis. Rudy Gobert (ankle) is questionable for Tuesday's game, and Naz Reid could be thrust into a prominent role regardless of Gobert's ultimate status.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Rudy Gobert: Tagged as questionable
Gobert (ankle) is questionable for Tuesday's game against San Antonio.
Gobert is at risk of missing his second consecutive game due to a left ankle sprain, but he practiced Monday and appears to be trending in the right direction. Nonetheless, his status will need to be monitored in advance of Tuesday's showdown against his French compatriot Victor Wembanyama.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Wendell Moore: Back with parent club
The Timberwolves recalled Moore from the G League's Iowa Wolves on Monday.
Moore was sent to the G League on Thursday but will rejoin the parent club a few days later. He hasn't been a consistent part of Minnesota's rotation this season.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Rudy Gobert: Participates in practice
Coach Chris Finch said Gobert (ankle) practiced Monday and is "feeling good," Dane Moore of 'The Dane Moore NBA Podcast' reports.
Gobert sprained his ankle during Friday's loss to the Bucks and didn't play during Saturday's win over the Nets. His return to practice is a good sign, but it sounds like he'll still wind up on Minnesota's initial injury report ahead of Tuesday's matchup versus the Spurs, which should drop Monday afternoon.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Anthony Edwards: Top scorer to boost offense in win
Edwards produced 29 points (11-23 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 6-9 FT), eight rebounds, three assists, one block and two steals across 38 minutes during Saturday's 101-86 victory over the Nets.
Edwards led all players in Saturday's contest in scoring while ending one point shy of the 30-point mark. He also tallied a team-leading pair of steals in a well-rounded showing. Edwards, who finished two rebounds shy of a double-double, has scored 25 or more points in four straight games while posting at least 28 points, eight boards and three assists in back-to-back contests.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns: Lifts offense in near double-double
Towns finished with 28 points (8-17 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 8-8 FT), nine rebounds, four assists, two blocks and one steal over 36 minutes during Saturday's 101-86 victory over the Nets.
Towns led all players in Saturday's contest in threes made while shooting a perfect mark from the free-throw line and ending as one of two Timberwolves players with 25 or more points in a bounce-back victory. Towns, who ended one rebound shy of a double-double and added a pair of blocks defensively, has posted at least 25 points and eight rebounds in 10 games this season while connecting on four or more threes 12 times.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Kyle Anderson: Nears double-double in start
Anderson recorded 12 points (6-10 FG, 0-2 3Pt), nine rebounds, three assists and one block across 31 minutes during Saturday's 101-86 win over the Nets.
Anderson got the starting nod due to Rudy Gobert's absence. The former hauled in a team-high-tying rebound total and ended as one of four Timberwolves with a double-digit point total. Anderson, who also handed out a trio of assists, has tallied at least 10 points and eight rebounds in two games this season and posted his eighth outing with 10 or more points Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Naz Reid: Returns to game
Reid (ankle) returned to Saturday's game against the Nets with 6:18 to play in the third quarter.
Reid left the game in the second quarter and walked to the locker room under his own power after appearing to tweak his ankle on an awkward fall. Minnesota never issued an update, so that's a good sign that the issue isn't serious.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Naz Reid: Goes to locker room
Reid left Saturday's game versus the Nets with an apparent ankle injury with 6:56 left to play in the second quarter and went back to the locker room, Chris Hine of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Reid tried to recover on a defensive play and landed awkwardly on both ankles. He stayed down on the court for a minute before walking gingerly to the locker room under his own power. If he's unable to return, Minnesota will need to rely on Kyle Anderson even more with Rudy Gobert (ankle) sitting out.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Kyle Anderson: Starting against Brooklyn
Anderson will start against the Nets on Saturday.
Anderson will move to the starting lineup with Rudy Gobert (ankle) sidelined, and this means Karl-Anthony Towns will move to center as well. Anderson is averaging 13.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists across 34.0 minutes per game in his previous two starts this season.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' Rudy Gobert: Out against Nets
Gobert (ankle) will not play in Saturday's game against the Nets, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.
Gobert suffered an ankle injury Friday against the Bucks, but he was carrying a questionable tag prior to this update, which suggests that he's likely day-to-day. Fortunately for Minnesota, they have two days off after Saturday's contest. Karl-Anthony Towns is likely to get more minutes at center Saturday, with guys like Naz Reid, Kyle Anderson and Jaden McDaniels potentially soaking up more minutes as well.... See More ... See Less
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