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Timberwolves’ Conley out for Game 5 vs. Nuggets with Achilles injury

Timberwolves’ Conley out for Game 5 vs. Nuggets with Achilles injury

The Minnesota Timberwolves will lack their consistent veteran point player as they want to return to their winning methods.

Mike Conley has actually been dismissed for Game 5 of their second-round series versus the Denver Nuggets with right Achilles discomfort, the group revealed Tuesday.

The series is presently connected at 2-2. Minnesota lost the 2 video games on home court after winning the very first 2 in Denver.

The 36-year-old guard has actually been a strong flooring general for the Timberwolves up until now this post-season, balancing 11.3 points, 3.8 helps and a team-leading 7.0 helps.

He was doubtful entering the video game after he fine-tuned his legs in the last minutes of Game 4, landing awkwardly on it after taking a 3-pointer in the corner, head coach Chris Finch stated. He attempted to participate in pre-game warmups however was formally dismissed ahead of tip-off.

Taking his location in the beginning lineup will be Toronto native Nickeil Alexander-Walker, who has actually gone far for himself in the series versus the Nuggets after some outstanding provings on defence versus fellow Canadian Jamal Murray.


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