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Memphis and Minnesota have hit a logjam in talks involving Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen for Chase Budinger and J.J. Barea, sources say.
The Grizzlies and Timberwolves have gained momentum on a deal that would send Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen to Minnesota, sources say.
Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies are discussing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves centered on forward Chase Budinger and guard J.J. Barea, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Memphis wants to include forward Tayshaun Prince into the package and the deal could be expanded to include guard Tony Allen,..." February 18
Chase Budinger will make his return for the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight against Phoenix, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves have rare back-to-back practice days before Saturday's game against Oklahoma City and they used Thursday's to get Chase Budinger and Ronny Turiaf a lot of run in full-court 4-on-4 contact scrimmaging as both injured players prepared for their returns. When I asked if there's a chance..." January 03
NBA.com "Chase Budinger has been cleared for full-contact practices, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 19. Budinger has missed the entire Wolves season thus far after undergoing successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on October 1. In 25 games in a Wolves uniform, Budinger owns averages..." December 18
Flip mentioned 3 or 4 weeks in regards to both return of Ronny and Chase
After knee surgery, Chase Budinger has been cleared to rejoin Minnesota and resume basketball activity, league source tells Yahoo.
For clarification purposes per source: Budinger did NOT have his full lateral meniscus removed. Just about a quarter of it. #twolves
CBSSports.com "A few days before the Minnesota Timberwolves hit training camp and Media Day they received some bad news that was like a lot of bad news they received last season. Chase Budinger had significant cartilage damage in his surgically repaired knee and he was going to require another procedure after..." October 01
Pro Basketball Talk "The injury bug just will not leave the Minnesota Timberwolves alone. A season after they lost Kevin Love for much of the year when he broke his hand twice and after Ricky Rubio missed part of the season (and wasn’t himself for much of it) recovering from a major knee injury comes this..." September 27
Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Chase Budinger has reached agreement on a three-year, $16 million contract to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Budinger, a 6-foot-7 forward, returns to a strong core with the Wolves that includes Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio. The third..." July 02
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Long after the Timberwolves’ practice ended Wednesday there was an informal three-point shooting contest. It was high-spirited and rather loud, with good-natured digs going back and forth as Ricky Rubio, Alexey Shved and Mickael Gelabale took shots along with Kevin Love and Chase Budinger. Love..." March 21