Jerry Zgoda missed the entire Kevin Garnett era, but he's back covering the Timberwolves after working the beat for their first four seasons two decades ago. In between, he covered a bit of everything: Gopher men's and women's basketball and NCAA athletics, golf, outdoor recreation, sports media and a little Vikings and Twins.

Flynn back walking in pool workouts

Posted by: Jerry Zgoda under Wolves injury report, Wolves players, Vikings, Sidney Rice, Wolves news Updated: August 31, 2010 - 3:56 PM

Six weeks after surgery to repair his hip, Jonny Flynn reported today on his Twitter account that he's off crutches and back walking for the first time in pool physical-therapy workouts.

Flynn called the workout "great."

"Felt good to be able to walk," he wrote.

He said he worked out at same place Vikings receiver Sidney Rice is rehabbing his injured hip.

"His spirits are high and he's moving well," Flynn wrote.

Also today:

Spain is now 1-2 in pool play at the World Championships after it blew an 18-point, third-quarter lead and lost to Lithuania 76-73.

Ricky Rubio went 1-for-7, scored three points, had two rebounds, two assists and two turnovers in 29 minutes after having 11 assists in Sunday's victory over New Zealand.

Undefeated Team USA finishes up pool play with games Wednesday against Iran and Thursday against Tunisia.

Wolves assistant GM Tony Ronzone texted from Turkey the other day raving about Kevin Love's rebounding and team-first attitude. Ronzone is a scouting director for the Team USA program.




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