Chris Dempsey: Jeff Teague is “expected to be a go,” coach Tom Thibodeau said for tonight vs. Denver. Jimmy Butler’s status is still up in the air.
Jon Krawczynski: Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague officially listed as questionable for tonight. Jimmy Butler remains out.
Adrian Wojnarowski: There's optimism within Timberwolves that Jeff Teague could return from MCL sprain within two to four weeks, league sources tell ESPN.
Jeff Teague left the Wolves' 128-125 win over the visiting Denver Nuggets late in the fourth quarter with a left knee injury. An MRI is scheduled for Thursday morning. Teague was hurt when Nuggets guard Gary Harris rolled over Teague's planted left leg in a scrum for the ball. Teague went down to the floor and stayed there before gingerly walking off the court.
The Timberwolves list starting point guard Jeff Teague in their latest injury report as questionable for tonight's game at Oklahoma City, but he sounded at the morning shootaround like a man who intends to play. He said he'll decide for sure after warming up tonight. "See how it goes," he said. "Hopefully, I'll be out there tonight."
Wolves starting point guard Jeff Teague and backup forward Nemanja Bjelica will miss their second consecutive game each this afternoon against Phoenix at Target Center.
Teague said he started to feel soreness in his right Achilles late in Wednesday's home victory over Orlando and it persisted for Friday's loss to Miami and today against the Suns. Asked before the game if it's painful, he said, "Just annoying," and added that's it better to be careful with such a delicate thing as an Achilles.
Jerry Zgoda: Jeff Teague (right Achilles soreness) and Nemanja Bjelica (left mid-foot sprain) are both questionable for tomorrow's matinee with the Suns at TC
Teague was ruled out minutes before the game with a right Achilles injury. Teague is averaging 14.0 points and 7.5 assists this season and is coming off playing 37 minutes on Wednesday. Thibodeau said Teague's status is day to day and he'll be re-evaluated Saturday.
Jeff Teague said he played last season with a “tear in my patella” according to a statement that the Hawks point guard posted on his Instagram account Thursday. In the post - which was later deleted - Teague said: “They wont tell y’all but I played with a tear in my patella the whole year and could barely jump or stop but it’s coo got that taken care #illbebackdunking #theywontsaythatpart.”
In a brief interview with the media following the Hawks’ season-ending playoff loss to the Cavaliers last month, Teague mentioned his summer plan was “just getting healthy. Here is the exchange: Q: What’s not healthy? A: Knees. Ankles. Q: Just from playing normal 82-plus games? A: A little different this year than previous years but I will be all right. Q: Will you need surgery? A: Nah. I hope not. Better not.