More than significant drop for Minnesota. As reported by Shams Charania of The Athleticthose from Minneapolis will lose Naz Reid for a long time, who has suffered a fracture in his left wrist.
The ailment occurred in the second half of their loss on Wednesday against the Phoenix Suns. After attempting a dunk, Reid fell badly and in the following actions he left clear signs of feeling pain in the area. Finally, the worst scenario with a significant injury has been confirmed.
For the Timberwolves, fully immersed in the playoff fight – play-in, it is a blow, since we are talking about the main support of Rudy Gobert and Karl-Anthony Towns in the paint. Also, his performance was really good averaging 11.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in just 18.4 minutes per night.
For what remains of regular seasonthe Wolves are only one game away from the sixth place in the Western Conference, which is currently occupied by the Warriors, while they have up to two rental games with the eleventh, Dallas Mavericks.
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