HOUSTON (AP) — Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler left the Timberwolves’ recreation towards the Houston Rockets with an obvious damage to his proper knee.
After grabbing a rebound late within the third quarter Friday, Butler pivoted and planted arduous on his proper foot earlier than collapsing and grabbing his proper knee. He was on the ground for a minimum of three minutes earlier than he was carried off the courtroom by two teammates. He appeared to keep away from placing weight on his proper leg when heading to the locker room.
Butler leads the Timberwolves with 22.four factors and 1.9 steals per recreation, including 5.5 rebounds and 5.zero assists per recreation in his first season with Minnesota after being traded from Chicago within the offseason.