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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Timberwolves Injury Update: Ronny Turiaf is 'out' for tonight's game against the Kings

By on 11/22/2014 03:00:00 PM

The Minnesota Timberwolves enter tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings coming off a 121-92 blowout loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Anthony Bennett lead the Timberwolves with 20 points in 32 minutes off the bench. At 3-8 on the season, the Timberwolves sit fourth in the Northwest Division. On the injury front, backup center Ronny Turiaf is officially listed out for tonight's game against the Kings.

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Igor Mello of reported that Turiaf has had a difficult time with a hip injury that his limited him to just two games and one rebound.  It's possible Turiaf will be ready for Wednesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, but he continues to be listed as day-to-day. Expect Bennett to continue to get the majority of the work off the bench behind Gorgui Dieng.

Turiaf, in his 10th NBA season, has not scored in 19 minutes over two games this season. The veteran has played for the Lakers, Warriors, Knicks, Heat, Wizards, Clippers and Timberwolves and has career averages of 4.7 points and 3.7 rebounds, in 17 minutes per game.

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