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Butler out as Wolves await word on knee

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler will not play in the game against Chicago with the Timberwolves anxiously awaiting further word on the right knee injury he suffered the night before.

The Wolves declared Butler out for Saturday against the Bulls, his former team.

More news on his condition was expected closer to tipoff. He was hurt on Friday at Houston in the third quarter, needing assistance to leave the court. The Wolves lost 120-102 to the Rockets.


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Rank Name RPG
1 A. Drummond, Det15.7
2 D. Jordan, LAC15.0
3 D. Cousins, NO12.9
4 D. Howard, Cha12.7
5 K. Towns, Min12.2
6 J. Embiid, Phi11.2
7 C. Capela, Hou11.1
8 A. Davis, NO10.9
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10 N. Jokic, Den10.6
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Blocks Per Game
Rank Name BPG
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2 A. Davis, NO2.17
3 M. Turner, Ind2.05
4 K. Durant, GS1.94
5 J. Embiid, Phi1.87
6 C. Capela, Hou1.83
7 D. Howard, Cha1.64
8 A. Drummond, Det1.59
9 D. Cousins, NO1.58
10 K. Towns, Min1.47
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