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Budinger would like to return with the Timberwolves next season if the team chooses to keep Rick Adelman as head coach, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Minnesota Timberwolves – Derrick Williams, Greg Steimsma, Luke Ridnour, JJ Barea, Chase Budinger.
Budinger scored 17 points (7-15 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and grabbed six rebounds over 27 minutes of playing time in Tuesday's 105-89 loss to the Warriors.
Budinger had 14 points (6-12 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT) to go with nine boards, one assist, two steals and one block in 24 minutes off the bench Wednesday against the Lakers.
Budinger (knee) returned to action Thursday, after missing most of the season with a knee injury. He managed to score nine points and grab four rebounds in 18 minutes of action.
Budinger looked good during Wednesday's practice and should suit up Thursday at Sacramento, if his left knee feels OK in morning shootaround, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Budinger (knee) will take part in five-on-five practice Wednesday and is hoping to return for Thursday's game against Sacramento, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.
Budinger (knee) is hoping that a conversation with Dr. James Andrews next week will allow him to practice and potentially return to the court in 2-to-3 weeks, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Budinger has been cleared for on-court running and agility drills and will be evaluated again in two to three weeks, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Budinger (knee) was able to elevate on jumpers after Wednesday's morning shootaround, the Saint Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Budinger (knee) could be cleared to begin running on the court by the end of next week, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Budinger (knee) will see a doctor Wednesday to determine a timetable for his return, ESPN 1500 reports. He was originally set to return in early March, but he is reportedly hoping to return sooner.
Budinger (knee) likely will not be able to run for a few weeks, but he has been able to do modest workouts during the early stages of rehab, including light weight work, walking, biking, and water exercises, the Timberwolves' official site reports.
Budinger, who had surgery in November to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee, isn't confident he'll return in two months, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "March hopefully," he said, "but who knows?"
Budinger (knee) will see a surgeon in about a month for an evaluation of his recovery, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.
Budinger told coach Rick Adelman that he will return to the court in March, the Star Tribune reports.
Budinger underwent knee surgery Tuesday and will be out three months, Yahoo! Sports reports.
Budinger (knee) will miss a month to two months recovering from knee surgery, the Star Tribune reports.
Budinger has a lateral meniscus tear and will undergo surgery, the Star-Tribune's Jerry Zgoda reports.
X-rays on Budinger's knee were negative, but he'll have an MRI on Sunday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Budinger scored a team-high 18 minutes (4-of-6 FG, 1-of-3 3Pt, 9-of-10 FT) with four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one blocked shot in 27 minutes Friday night in Minnesota's win over Indiana.
Budinger scored 16 points with six rebounds in 26 minutes in Monday's win over Brooklyn. He was 7-of-10 from the field.
Budinger scored nine points and was 2-of-3 from three point range while playing 21 minutes in Sunday's loss at Toronto.
Budinger scored nine points with five rebounds in 21 minutes in Friday's win over Sacramento. He was just 3-of-12 from the floor.
Budinger had 20 points on 6-of-8 shooting, including four three-pointers, on Friday against Milwaukee.
Budinger scored a team-high 21 points (8-11 FG, 5-8 3Pt) and added four boards and two assists in 20 minutes off the bench Wednesday.
Budinger started at small forward and scored seven points in 37 minutes in Saturday's preseason win over Chicago. He was just 1-of-5 from three-point range.
Budinger scored 14 points and was 2-of-4 from three-point range while playing 24 minutes in Wednesday's preseason win over Indiana.
Budinger (hamstring) was a full participant in a 5-on-5 scrimmage Wednesday, the Timberwolves PR Department reports.
Budinger and the rights to Israeli Lior Eliyahu were traded to the Timberwolves from the Rockets for Minnesota's first-round pick (18th overall) in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports.
Budinger averaged 9.6 points and 3.7 rebounds in 22.4 minutes per game. He also made 88 three pointers.
Budinger scored 27 points to go along with five 3-pointers and four rebounds Thursday as the Rockets defeated the Hornets, 84-77.
Budinger had 22 points on 8-of-17 shooting, including four three-pointers, six rebounds and two assists in 32 minutes Thursday.
Budinger had 19 points on 7-of-16 shooting, including five three pointers, six rebounds and two steals in 35 minutes Sunday.
Budinger got the start Saturday and had 19 points (8-14 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT), six boards, one assist, two steals and three turnovers against the Clippers.
Budinger had 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including two three-pointers, four rebounds and three assists in 30 minutes Sunday.
Budinger scored 15 points in 17 minutes Saturday, making 6-of-8 shots including three three-pointers.
Budinger had another strong game with 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including two three-pointers, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in 32 minutes.
Budinger had 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including four three-pointers, four rebounds and two assists in 29 minutes.
Budinger had 16 points on 5-of-11 shooting, including four three-pointers, and five rebounds in 27 minutes Monday.
Budinger had 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including one three-pointer, four rebounds, four assists and a steal in 21 minutes off the bench Monday.
Budinger had 19 points (7-12 FG, 3-3 FT, 2-4 3Pt), three assists and two rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench Saturday in the Rockets' win over the Knicks.
Budinger, who sat out the previous three games, had 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting, including four three-pointers, eight rebounds and a steal in 25 minutes off the bench Friday. Meanwhile, starter Chandler Parsons had just four points in 19 minutes.
Budinger had 18 points (7-16 FG, 2-2 FT, 2-7 3Pt) and four rebounds in 39 minutes off the bench Saturday in the Rockets' overtime win over the Trailblazers.
Budinger had six points (3-8 FG, 0-3 3Pt), two boards, one assist and one steal in 18 minutes Saturday.
Budinger had 16 points on 6-of-13 shooting, including four three-pointers, two rebounds, three assists and a steal in 28 minutes Tuesday.
Budinger had 17 point on 7-of-10 shooting, including three three-pointers, in 31 minutes Saturday. He also had a steal and a block.
With Kevin Martin likely headed to the Hornets, Budinger could have a bigger role this year.
Budinger had 35 points on 12-of-21 shooting, including four three-pointers, six rebounds, four assists and two steals Wednesday.
Budinger had 15 points on 4-of-14 shooting, nine rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block in 43 minutes Wednesday.
Budinger struggled at times in his first game back from a sprained left ankle Sunday, but he said it was more the uncertainty about the injury that hindered his play in Miami, the Houston Chronicle reports. "I didn't notice it that much out there, but Shawn (Respert, Rockets director of player development) and others told me I didn't look normal," Budinger said. "I guess I was too aware of it. For me, it's more subconscious than anything else. It kind of affected me in some layups."