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Budinger sprained his ankle in the first minute of Saturday's loss to the Magic and did not return. He had two points (0-1 FG, 2-2 FT) before leaving.
Budinger scored a season-high 24 points (7-9 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 5-7 FT) with four rebounds, four assists, and two steals in 38 minutes in the double-overtime win over the Heat on Friday.
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Chase Budinger missed 3 1/2 months after his procedure, and hasn't been totally the same since.
Budinger scored 12 points with seven rebounds in 22 minutes in Wednesday's win over Atlanta.
Budinger scored seven points (3-10 FG, 1-5 3Pt) in addition to four rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Knicks.
Budinger scored six points with two rebounds in 14 minutes in Saturday's win over Sacramento. He came off the bench with the return of Kevin Martin from a thumb injury.
Budinger started at shooting guard and scored ten points in 30 minutes in Tuesday's loss to the Suns. He was just 1-of-4 form three-point range.
The Timberwolves and Grizzlies are discussing a deal centered on Budinger and J.J. Barea, Yahoo! Sports reports.
Budinger, quite predictably, will get the start at the two for the T-Wolves on Monday against Houston, the Rockets' official site reports.
Budinger started for Kevin Martin (thumb) and provided 19 points (6-12 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 4-5 FT) in 29 minutes in the loss to Portland on Saturday.
Budinger has been cleared to play up to 24 minutes per night as he builds stamina after a knee injury, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. He scored three points and was 1-of-5 from the field in 15 minutes in Wednesday's win over New Orleans.
Budinger scored a season-high 12 points and was 5-of-7 from the field in close to 20 minutes in Monday's win over Chicago.
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Budinger will remain on an 18-minute limit for at least the next two weeks as he returns from knee surgery, the Star Tribune reports.
Budinger (knee) made his season debut for the Timberwolves on Wednesday. He put up six points, one rebound, one steal, and one three-pointer in 11 minutes.
Budinger (knee) participated in full contact drills during Thursday's practice, but still won't play Saturday against the Thunder, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Although Budinger (knee) has participated in 3-on-3 games with teammates, his return is still "a couple weeks" away, head coach Rick Adelman told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Budinger (knee) has been cleared to start participating in full-contact practices beginning Thursday, team president Flip Saunders reported via Twitter.
Budinger (knee) is making progress, but may not return until mid-January, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "We're hoping Chase can practice the next couple weeks and then we'll see where he goes from there," said head coach Rick Adelman.
Budinger (knee) was taking small hops on his "jumpers" after practice, the Associated Press reports.
Budinger's rehabilitation from October knee surgery will be monitored by team staff for a couple of weeks after he returns to Minnesota over the weekend, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Budinger is expected to return from Florida this week so the team can monitor his return from October surgery, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Budinger (knee) is not running yet, and will not return to Minnesota from Florida until he can run with no swelling, the Star Tribune reports.