Chart: Wolves' objectives in the preseason

  • Updated: October 19, 2013 - 8:31 PM

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After an unusual eight-day break, the Wolves play their final three preseason games, starting Sunday in Montreal against Boston. Here are three objectives in those three games:

1. Stay healthy: Kevin Martin’s sore Achilles tendon survived five days of practices, so now all Rick Adelman must do is balance giving his rotational players enough playing time to come together without overdoing it and getting anybody injured.

2. Fill roster spots: Expect Adelman to get some good, final looks at players such as Lorenzo Brown, Robbie Hummel and A.J. Price before he and Flip Saunders decide how they’ll fill two spots that likely will remain.

3. Decide on Derrick Williams: He’s played both forward spots and might get some last long looks at small forward before Adelman and Saunders determine whether they need to go find a veteran either through trade or free-agent signing to back up Corey Brewer at small forward until Chase Budinger returns healthy.

JERRY ZGODA

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Cleveland - LP: T. House 1 FINAL
Detroit - WP: A. Simon 4
Chicago Cubs 0 Postponed
Cincinnati 0
Kansas City 0 Postponed
Chicago WSox 0
Houston - WP: S. Feldman 9 FINAL
Oakland - LP: K. Graveman 3
NY Mets - WP: M. Harvey 8 FINAL
NY Yankees - LP: C. Sabathia 2
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 0 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 8
Toronto - LP: B. Cecil 2 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: E. Frieri 4
Atlanta - WP: S. Miller 5 FINAL
Philadelphia - LP: D. Buchanan 2
Boston - LP: K. Uehara 4 FINAL
Baltimore - WP: B. Matusz 5
St. Louis - WP: M. Belisle 5 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: W. Peralta 3
Pittsburgh - WP: T. Watson 2 FINAL
Arizona - LP: A. Reed 1
San Francisco - WP: J. Machi 5 FINAL
Colorado - LP: B. Brown 4
Los Angeles - WP: B. McCarthy 11 FINAL
San Diego - LP: I. Kennedy 8
Texas - LP: C. Lewis 1 FINAL
LA Angels - WP: V. Pestano 4
Minnesota - WP: T. Stauffer 8 FINAL
Seattle - LP: J. Paxton 5
Atlanta 83 FINAL
Brooklyn 91
Chicago 90 FINAL
Milwaukee 92
Golden State 109 FINAL
New Orleans 98
Memphis 115 FINAL
Portland 109
Washington 1 FINAL
NY Islanders 3
Detroit 4 FINAL
Tampa Bay 0
Nashville 3 FINAL
Chicago 4
Vancouver 4 FINAL
Calgary 7
Philadelphia 1 FINAL
Columbus 4
Real Salt Lake 0 FINAL
New England 4
Sporting Kansas City 4 FINAL
Houston 4
D.C. 2 FINAL
Vancouver FC 1
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