Height, weight: 6-8, 220 pounds
Age: 24 (born May 22, 1988 in Encinitas, Calif.)
College: Arizona (2006-09)
Drafted: 44th overall in 2009 by Detroit, then traded on draft night to Houston.
Tuesday's deal: The Wolves gave up the 18th overall pick in Thursday night's draft for Budinger and prospect Lior Eliyahu, who plays in Israel.
With Houston: Three seasons, 210 games, 21.5 minutes per game, .435 field-goal percentage, .363 three-point percentage, .810 free-throw percentage, 3.4 rebounds per game, 9.4 points per game.
Wolf hunter: Budinger scored a career-high 35 points against the Wolves in the 2010-11 season finale at Target Center.
Contract: One year remaining, will earn $942,000 this season.
|Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon||4||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Samardzija||1|
|St. Louis - LP: M. Wacha||1||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: G. Gonzalez||3|
|Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse||5||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton||3|
|Toronto - WP: S. Delabar||3||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: M. Rzepczynski||2|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver||11||FINAL|
|Detroit - LP: D. Smyly||6|
|Atlanta - WP: A. Harang||6||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: J. Niese||0|
|Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman||8||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: J. Lackey||4|
|NY Yankees - LP: A. Warren||5||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. McGee||11|
|Seattle - LP: Y. Medina||4||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: S. Cishek||8|
|Chicago WSox - LP: F. Paulino||0||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: M. Perez||12|
|Minnesota - LP: R. Nolasco||0||FINAL|
|Kansas City - WP: J. Vargas||5|
|Philadelphia - LP: J. Pettibone||1||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: T. Chatwood||12|
|Houston - LP: J. Cosart||3||FINAL|
|Oakland - WP: S. Gray||11|
|San Francisco - LP: M. Cain||1||FINAL|
|San Diego - WP: T. Ross||2|
|Arizona||2||Top 11th Inning|