Report: Jimmy Butler Suffers Meniscus Tear In Right Knee

by February 24, 2018

An MRI on Saturday revealed Jimmy Butler has a right meniscus tear, the Timberwolves and Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reported:

Further updates, including a timetable, have yet to be provided.

Minnesota’s All-Star sustained the non-contact injury in a 120-102 loss to the Rockets on Friday night, landing awkwardly and having to be helped off the floor. Many feared he had torn his ACL.

Through 56 outings, the 28-year-old has averaged 22.2 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 5.0 assists. The Wolves are currently the No. 4 seed in the West with a 36-26 record.

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