Wolves Culver done for season, Beasley still week-to-week
The Timberwolves announced second-year player Jarrett Culver will miss the remainder of the season due to surgery on his nagging ankle. Malik Beasley is still not ready to return as his nagging hamstring injury continues…
Beasley has averaged 19.6 points this season. Culver scored 5.3 per game.
Per a release from the team on Friday afternoon:
"Culver initially suffered a right ankle injury on Jan. 25 and was evaluated by Dr. Aaron Krych at Mayo Clinic Square. After an initial period of non-operative management and continued symptoms, imaging revealed a loose body and the decision was made to proceed with operative management. Culver will undergo arthroscopic surgery with debridement of scar tissue and loose body performed by ankle specialist Dr. Richard Ferkel on Friday, May 7 in Los Angeles. He will be sidelined the remainder of the season and further updates to his progress will be issued when available."
As for Beasley:
"Beasley underwent follow-up imaging at Mayo Clinic Square for an evaluation of his left hamstring injury. He continues to progress positively and resumed on-court workouts on Tuesday, Apr. 27. He will continue to be evaluated weekly by the Timberwolves medical staff and updates to his progress will be provided as available."
The Timberwolves host Golden State on Friday night.