Chase Budinger to Undergo Left Knee Surgery

by November 12, 2012

One night after playing the role of hero, Chase Budinger tore up his left knee and will now need surgery. Per the Star Tribune: “The team said he would have surgery sometime this week. Here’s the official release: The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that forward Chase Budinger suffered a lateral meniscus tear of his left knee during yesterday’s game at Chicago. Budinger suffered the injury at the 6:00 mark of the fourth quarter in Minnesota’s 87-80 loss to the Bulls. Surgery will be scheduled later this week. A timetable for his return will be determined after the surgery. Budinger is averaging 11.8 points and 3.5 rebounds in six games for the Wolves this season. He was acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Houston on June 26, 2012.”