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Rubio, Love, Pekovic back in practice floor 

Post#1 » by Calinks » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:03 pm

They are back! Means their returns are hopefully going to be soon. Maybe Love within 12 days and Rubio within a few weeks.

Unfortunately the Roy news is still scary. All we can do is hope for the best I suppose. He might not play Wednesday still.


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Nikola Pekovic was back on the floor participating fully, and Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio participated in 5-on-0 offensive walkthroughs for the first time.



Neither J.J. Barea (sprained foot) nor Brandon Roy (knee) participated in contact portions of practice on Sunday.

Roy declined an interview request after practice.

He's scheduled to return to Portland for his first game back there on Friday, but it's looking doubtful by the day that he'll be ready to play by then.
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Post#2 » by Turnover_21 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:07 pm

And our boy Brandon Roy... Why the hell did he come back?

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Post#3 » by LordBaldric » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:13 pm

At this point I just want us to be able to void Roy's contract next season.

If we have to pay this guy and don't have the money to resign Pek it'll be a Kahntastrophy.
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Post#4 » by Tirion » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:23 pm

I'm more concerned about Barea. He was supposed to be the healthy one.

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Post#5 » by Turnover_21 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:27 pm

LordBaldric wrote:At this point I just want us to be able to void Roy's contract next season.

If we have to pay this guy and don't have the money to resign Pek it'll be a Kahntastrophy.


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Post#6 » by Turnover_21 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:31 pm

Tirion wrote:I'm more concerned about Barea. He was supposed to be the healthy one.


Barea has the same injury as Henderson and he was ruled out for weeks right of the bat I just don't see how Barea should be any different. I don't know why they were BSing us with this "day-to-day status" crap.

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Post#7 » by Worm Guts » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:31 pm

You have to think that the 2nd year of Roy's contract is going to be voided at this point.

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Post#8 » by Tirion » Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:37 pm

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Tirion wrote:I'm more concerned about Barea. He was supposed to be the healthy one.


Barea has the same injury as Henderson and he was ruled out for weeks right of the bat I just don't see how Barea should be any different. I don't know why they were BSing us with this "day-to-day status" crap.


Yeah, but what's the timetable then?

And he was playing so good too.

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Post#9 » by Wolves21 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:49 pm

Sad to hear about Roy sounds like this might be the end of the road for him.But even with all of the injury the Wolves have a solid playoff team and a nice core of Love/Rubio/Pek and one of the better benches in the league.I still think that once Love and Rubio are back and a full or close to full strength we should look to tread Williams/Barea for a legit starting SG something realistic like Affaflo would be ideal.


I think the only thing hold this team back from being a title contender now is heath and a legit starting SG.

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Post#10 » by Devilzsidewalk » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:14 pm

that orthokine procedure is a swindle of monumental proportions, MONUMENTAL I SAY!

Roy hasn't improved a bit and Bynum can't even go bowling without his cartilage crumbling to pieces.

Kobe is to the orthokine procedure as Mark McGwire is to androstenedione
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Post#11 » by Cyborg21 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:25 pm

At least we have Shved........looks like Howard is here to stay to play some SG to take over Roy's place, he's done.
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Post#12 » by sisibilio » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:50 pm

Devilzsidewalk wrote:that orthokine procedure is a swindle of monumental proportions, MONUMENTAL I SAY!

Roy hasn't improved a bit and Bynum can't even go bowling without his cartilage crumbling to pieces.

Kobe is to the orthokine procedure as Mark McGwire is to androstenedione

orthokine is very useful in certain cases, it's just not the lapis philosophorum some think.
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Post#13 » by Murphs56 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:58 pm

I wonder if Roy back in a month means walking with a noticeable limp or actually playing. I'll take the former

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Post#14 » by Devilzsidewalk » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:32 pm

sisibilio wrote:
Devilzsidewalk wrote:that orthokine procedure is a swindle of monumental proportions, MONUMENTAL I SAY!

Roy hasn't improved a bit and Bynum can't even go bowling without his cartilage crumbling to pieces.

Kobe is to the orthokine procedure as Mark McGwire is to androstenedione

orthokine is very useful in certain cases, it's just not the lapis philosophorum some think.


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Post#15 » by NewWolves » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:08 pm

Tirion wrote:
Turnover_21 wrote:
Tirion wrote:I'm more concerned about Barea. He was supposed to be the healthy one.


Barea has the same injury as Henderson and he was ruled out for weeks right of the bat I just don't see how Barea should be any different. I don't know why they were BSing us with this "day-to-day status" crap.


Yeah, but what's the timetable then?

And he was playing so good too.


He didn't practice in full contact, because of the fear of a setback. There is no reason on letting him rest the injury this 5 days until Wednesday - if they are going to make him practice in between. I still think he'll be back Wednesday.

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Re: Rubio, Love, Pekovic back in practice floor 

Post#16 » by NewWolves » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:11 am

Tirion wrote:
Turnover_21 wrote:
Tirion wrote:I'm more concerned about Barea. He was supposed to be the healthy one.


Barea has the same injury as Henderson and he was ruled out for weeks right of the bat I just don't see how Barea should be any different. I don't know why they were BSing us with this "day-to-day status" crap.


Yeah, but what's the timetable then?

And he was playing so good too.


Well, now Im confused. Adelman thinks he's cleared for Wednesday, but Zgoda differ. We'll see.

http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nba/1326/jj-barea

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Post#17 » by Klomp » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:33 am

Pek is cleared, haven't heard on JJ
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Post#18 » by AQuintus » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:06 am

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Well, now Im confused. Adelman thinks he's cleared for Wednesday, but Zgoda differ. We'll see.

http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nba/1326/jj-barea


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Post#19 » by eyeteeth » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:46 am

In a month we should start to see this team as conceived and constructed. Ye gods, will this offseason never end? ;)
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Re: Rubio, Love, Pekovic back in practice floor 

Post#20 » by Klomp » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:47 pm

Timberwolves PR ‏@Twolves_PR

#Twolves @jjbareapr participated in light practice today. Said he feels good & he will see how the foot feels tomorrow.


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JJ running sprints on his own after practice, a sign that his foot is feeling better


Jerry Zgoda ‏@JerryZgoda

JJ says he's feeling much better, will try foot tomorrow and if he feels like this, he will play vs Nuggets


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Word is that Ricky Rubio is running as hard as anyone in Timberwolves practices. #wolvesnation
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