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Jimmy Butler Injured(Min)

Jimmy Butler (Min)

Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau said Tuesday that Jimmy Butler (knee) has started running on an anti-gravity treadmill, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Jimmy Butler underwent successful meniscus surgery on his right knee and is considered out indefinitely.

Jimmy Butler has opted to undergo surgery to address his torn right meniscus and is expected to miss 4-to-6 weeks, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports.

Jimmy Butler, who underwent an MRI on Saturday, has been diagnosed with a "meniscal injury" in his right knee, which Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports has reported is a tear.

Jimmy Butler (knee) is listed as out for Saturday's game against the Bulls, Nick Friedell of ESPN reports.

X-rays on Jimmy Butler's knee came back negative following Friday's game versus the Rockets, but he will still undergo an MRI on Saturday to determine the full extent of his injury, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports

Jimmy Butler got helped to the locker room Friday after suffering an apparent leg injury in non-contact situation, Ramona Shelbourne of ESPN.com reports.

Jimmy Butler didn't play in Sunday's All-Star Game due to an illness and was eager to rest up for the second half, Chris Chavez of Sports Illustrated reports.

Jimmy Butler generated 24 points (7-20 FG, 0-7 3Pt, 10-11 FT), five rebounds, four assists, three blocks and one steal across 41 minutes in Thursday's 119-111 win over the Lakers.

Jimmy Butler collected 18 points (5-9 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 7-9 FT), five rebounds, three assists and two blocks in 39 minutes during Sunday's 111-106 victory over Sacramento.

Jimmy Butler scored 38 points (11-26 FG, 3-9 3PT, 13-15 FT) to go with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals in 41 minutes during Friday's 114-113 loss to Chicago.

Jimmy Butler went for 35 points (14-21 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 3-3 FT), six assists, five rebounds, and two steals in 46 minutes during Wednesday's 140-138 overtime loss to the Cavaliers.

Jimmy Butler scored 30 points with seven assists, eight rebounds and two steals in 37 minutes in Saturday's win over New Orleans.

Jimmy Butler went for 28 points (8-15 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 10-11 FT), six assists, four rebounds and one steal across 40 minutes in Thursday's 108-89 win over the Bucks.

Jimmy Butler scored 25 points (9-17 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 5-10 FT), grabbed five rebounds and dished six assists in 38 minutes Tuesday in Minnesota's loss to Toronto.

Jimmy Butler scored 24 points (7-15 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 9-9 FT) while adding seven rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 36 minutes during Monday's 105-100 loss to the Hawks.

Jimmy Butler recorded 21 points (4-14 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 12-14 FT), six rebounds, five assists, two steals and a blocked shot in 35 minutes during Saturday's 11-97 win over the Nets.

Jimmy Butler (knee) is starting at shooting guard Saturday against the Nets.

Head coach Tom Thibodeau said he expects Jimmy Butler (knee) to play Saturday against the Nets, Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Jimmy Butler (knee) went through morning shootaround and is a game-time decision for Saturday's contest against the Nets, Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.