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Jake Layman returns to Timberwolves practice after missing 39 games with sprained toe

Jake Layman (10) drives for a layup against the Washington Wizards at the Target Center on Nov. 15, 2019. Photo: Courtesy of Timberwolves.com
Jake Layman (10) drives for a layup against the Washington Wizards at the Target Center on Nov. 15, 2019.

Updated: February 20, 2020 12:11 PM

The Minnesota Timberwolves are getting a player back from injury.

According to the team, Jake Layman underwent evaluations by multiple foot specialists and was given clearance to return to practice on Thursday. Layman suffered a sprained toe on Nov. 18 at Utah and has missed 39 games since. 

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The Timberwolves said he will continue to be monitored closely by the team's medical staff as he progresses. Layman is expected to re-evaluated in one week. 

This season, the 25-year-old has played in 14 games with Minnesota and averaged a career-high 10.5 points on 46.2% shooting from the field, while also tallying a career-best 35.2% succession rate from the three-point line. 

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