Wolves' Jimmy Butler has surgery on meniscus

Wolves' Jimmy Butler has surgery on meniscus

The team said he will be out indefinitely as his right knee recovers.

Wolves say Butler has meniscus injury; no timetable for return

February 24
Wolves say Butler has meniscus injury; no timetable for return
No prognosis was announced for Jimmy Butler, who injured his right knee Friday night.

Wolves shake off adversity to beat Chicago 122-104

February 25
Wolves shake off adversity to beat Chicago 122-104
Playing their first game without the injured Jimmy Butler and just hours after arriving back to Minnesota after team plane issues, the Timberwolves hunkered down for a win.
Wolves
2:58am

Wolves notes: LaVine, Hoiberg praise Flip Saunders banner

"Flip meant so much to us," said Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg, who played two seasons in Minnesota.
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Wolves
2:55am

Wolves-Bulls game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.
Wolves
February 24

Souhan: Butler's injury does not have to be a death knell for Wolves

Jimmy Butler's absence in the Wolves lineup is damaging, but it could have been much worse.
Wild
February 24

Two Views: Suter, Butler relish big-time regular-season minutes

Michael Rand and Chris Hine with a look at two Minnesota players who seem to always be in on the action.
Wolves
February 24

NBA insider: Wolves' promising season hits the brakes

Buckle up: The Wolves' playoff path gets bumpier after Jimmy Butler's injury.
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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 37 26 .587 0 25-7 12-19 5-5
    Portland 34 26 .567 1.5 17-11 17-15 6-4
    Denver 33 26 .559 2 24-7 9-19 7-3
    Oklahoma City 34 27 .557 2 20-10 14-17 4-6
    Utah 31 29 .517 4.5 19-10 12-19 9-1
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 46 14 .767 0 24-7 22-7 6-4
    LA Clippers 31 27 .534 14 16-12 15-15 7-3
    LA Lakers 25 34 .424 20.5 15-14 10-20 6-4
    Sacramento 18 41 .305 27.5 8-19 10-22 3-7
    Phoenix 18 43 .295 28.5 9-23 9-20 1-9
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 45 13 .776 0 24-6 21-7 10-0
    San Antonio 35 25 .583 11 22-6 13-19 3-7
    New Orleans 32 26 .552 13 16-12 16-14 5-5
    Memphis 18 40 .310 27 13-18 5-22 1-9
    Dallas 18 42 .300 28 11-19 7-23 2-8
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 35 23 .603 0 20-8 15-15 6-4
    Indiana 34 25 .576 1.5 21-11 13-14 8-2
    Milwaukee 33 25 .569 2 19-10 14-15 7-3
    Detroit 28 31 .475 7.5 19-13 9-17 6-4
    Chicago 20 39 .339 15.5 13-17 7-22 2-8
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 41 17 .707 0 24-5 17-12 8-2
    Boston 42 19 .689 0.5 21-11 21-8 6-4
    Philadelphia 32 25 .561 8.5 19-10 13-15 8-2
    New York 24 37 .393 18.5 16-13 8-24 1-9
    Brooklyn 19 41 .317 23 11-21 8-20 1-9
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 34 25 .576 0 17-11 17-14 7-3
    Miami 31 29 .517 3.5 15-12 16-17 2-8
    Charlotte 27 33 .450 7.5 16-15 10-18 6-4
    Orlando 18 41 .305 16 11-17 7-24 4-6
    Atlanta 18 42 .300 16.5 13-17 5-25 3-7
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 1273
    J. Butler MIN 1243
    A. Wiggins MIN 1113
    T. Gibson MIN 782
    J. Teague MIN 697
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 767
    T. Gibson MIN 458
    J. Butler MIN 305
    G. Dieng MIN 276
    A. Wiggins MIN 263
  • Assists
    J. Teague MIN 366
    J. Butler MIN 279
    T. Jones MIN 173
    K. Towns MIN 150
    J. Crawford MIN 139
  • Field Goal Percentage
    T. Gibson MIN .577
    K. Towns MIN .542
    J. Butler MIN .473
    J. Teague MIN .448
    A. Wiggins MIN .442
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 92
    T. Gibson MIN 47
    A. Wiggins MIN 40
    G. Dieng MIN 30
    J. Butler MIN 23
  • Steals
    J. Butler MIN 108
    J. Teague MIN 76
    T. Jones MIN 75
    A. Wiggins MIN 68
    T. Gibson MIN 52
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 1596
    L. James CLE 1536
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 1499
    R. Westbrook OKC 1481
    A. Davis NO 1441
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 881
    D. Jordan LAC 794
    K. Towns MIN 767
    D. Howard CHA 748
    D. Cousins NO 618
  • Assists
    R. Westbrook OKC 611
    L. James CLE 519
    J. Harden HOU 459
    B. Simmons PHI 414
    S. Dinwiddie BKN 398
  • Field Goal Percentage
    C. Capela HOU .659
    D. Jordan LAC .652
    S. Adams OKC .630
    E. Kanter NY .602
    J. Collins ATL .581
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Porzingis NY 115
    A. Davis NO 113
    K. Durant GS 100
    C. Capela HOU 97
    D. Howard CHA 97
  • Steals
    P. George OKC 127
    R. Westbrook OKC 115
    V. Oladipo IND 113
    J. Butler MIN 108
    (2) Players 104
  • Friday, February 23
    Boston 110, Detroit 98, F Indiana 116, Atlanta 93, F Charlotte 122, Washington 105, F
    Milwaukee 122, Toronto 119, F Cleveland 112, Memphis 89, F Houston 120, Minnesota 102, F
    New Orleans 124, Miami 123, F Portland 100, Utah 81, F LA Clippers 128, Phoenix 117, F
    Denver 122, San Antonio 119, F LA Lakers 124, Dallas 102, F
  • Saturday, February 24
    Philadelphia 116, Orlando 105, F Boston 121, New York 112, F Miami 115, Memphis 89, F
    Golden State 112, Oklahoma City 80, F Utah 97, Dallas 90, F Portland 106, Phoenix 104, F
    Minnesota 122, Chicago 104, F LA Lakers 113, Sacramento 108, F
  • Today, February 25
    Charlotte 114, Detroit 98, F Milwaukee 37, New Orleans 27, 2nd, 10:12 San Antonio @ Cleveland
    Philadelphia @ Washington Houston @ Denver
  • Monday, February 26
    LA Lakers @ Atlanta Memphis @ Boston Chicago @ Brooklyn
    Golden State @ New York Detroit @ Toronto Orlando @ Oklahoma City
    Phoenix @ New Orleans Indiana @ Dallas Houston @ Utah
    Minnesota @ Sacramento
  • Tuesday, February 27
    Brooklyn @ Cleveland Chicago @ Charlotte Philadelphia @ Miami
    Washington @ Milwaukee Sacramento @ Portland LA Clippers @ Denver
  • Wednesday, February 28
    Milwaukee @ Detroit Toronto @ Orlando Indiana @ Atlanta
    Charlotte @ Boston Phoenix @ Memphis Golden State @ Washington
    Oklahoma City @ Dallas New Orleans @ San Antonio Houston @ LA Clippers
  • Thursday, March 1
    LA Lakers @ Miami Philadelphia @ Cleveland Brooklyn @ Sacramento
    Minnesota @ Portland
  • Friday, March 2
    Detroit @ Orlando Charlotte @ Philadelphia Golden State @ Atlanta
    Dallas @ Chicago Denver @ Memphis Toronto @ Washington
    Indiana @ Milwaukee Oklahoma City @ Phoenix Minnesota @ Utah
    New York @ LA Clippers
Wolves
February 24

Wolves' week ahead

Brew the coffee: The Wolves start a west coast trip on Monday.
Wolves
February 24

NBA short takes

A weekly look around the league.
Wolves
February 24

Fred Hoiberg, Zach LaVine hoping for the best for Jimmy Butler

The Chicago Bulls are in town on the day when results of the MRI on Butler's injured right knee are expected
Wolves
February 24

Wolves await results of MRI after Butler's knee injury

The Timberwolves returned from the All-Star break with a dud, losing 120-102 to the Rockets while seeing Jimmy Butler helped off the court in the third quarter.
Wolves
February 24

Wolves react after Butler injured in 120-102 loss at Houston

Wolves players and coach Tom Thibodeau react to a right knee injury star Jimmy Butler sustained in Friday's third quarter. A MRI scheduled for Saturday will determine the injury's extent.
Wolves
February 24

Rockets star Harden voices concern, support for Jimmy Butler

James Harden and teammate Chris Paul were among the many who surrounded Jimmy Butler after he collapsed to the court after planting his right leg Friday night.
Wolves
February 23

Gameday preview: Chicago at Wolves

Former Timberwolves guards Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn return to Target Center for the first time — and only time this season.
Wolves
February 23

Wolves-Houston game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wolves
February 23
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) breaks away from Toront...

Souhan: Tired or not, Wolves will look to Butler for postseason push

Jimmy Butler admits he's pushing through some fatigue but the Wolves need him healthy and energetic to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
Wolves
February 23

Timberwolves seek to slow streaking Rockets' three-point show

The Timberwolves have lost by 18 points each time they've faced the Rockets and their three-point shooting show so far this season.
Wolves
February 23

Wolves players recharged after welcome breather

No team played more games in January than the Wolves, so the week-long All-Star break was a chance to gear up for a final 21-game push.
EPISODE 16
February 23

Listen: Post-break stretch could define Timberwolves' season

Intro: The Wolves have a tough stretch of games, starting Friday at Houston. 8:00: Jimmy Butler sat out the All-Star Game. What was up with that? 13:00: Will the Wolves make any moves before next week's postseason roster deadline? 20:00: Can Andrew Wiggins make strides in the final 21 games?
Wolves
February 22

Timberwolves-Rockets game preview

In a virtual tie for third in the Western Conference, the Timberwolves enter the home stretch of the regular season — a 21-game push — that begins against a team that has their number.
Wolves
February 21

Does Jimmy Butler's 'shoot-the-ball' mentality help the Wolves?

North Score: Butler is third in the league in clutch points, but his shooting percentage dips in those moments, too. Karl-Anthony Towns, meanwhile, rarely shoots in clutch moments.
Wolves
February 21

Who the Timberwolves turn to in the clutch

A look at the Timberwolves' team leaders in clutch stats.
Final, 2/24 1 2 3 4 F
Chicago 20-39 24 38 20 22 104
Minnesota 37-26 31 29 26 36 122

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    Charlotte

     

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    98

    114

  • New Orleans

    Milwaukee

     

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    24

    34

  • San Antonio

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  • Philadelphia

    Washington

    7:00 PM

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  • Houston

    Denver

    7:00 PM

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