December 28, 2017, 1:49 pm
Jeff Teague is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a knee sprain but has thankfully avoided any structural damage.
Teague appears to have dodged a bullet, as the initial injury had the looks of something much more troublesome. Look for the Wolves to get the ball to their stars more, though Tyus Jones will enter the starting five and is worth picking up in all leagues. Aaron Brooks may also rejoin the active roster but won’t make a difference outside of very deep formats. Outside of Jones, the other name to watch is Jamal Crawford. He should remain the sixth man but will have plenty of extra opportunities to initiate the offense. Hold onto Teague until the Wolves give us a little more information about when he may be back on the court.
Update: Teague’s officially been diagnosed with a sprained MCL, which usually comes with a 4-to-8 week timetable.
Update: Teague has a grade 1 left MCL sprain which is considered a mild sprain.
Update: Wolves are optimistic that Jeff Teague can return within 2-to-4 weeks.
There's optimism within Timberwolves that Jeff Teague could return from MCL sprain within two to four weeks, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 28, 2017