clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Timberwolves Health Report: Thad Young Should Be Fine

Thad Young left last night's game against the Bulls after colliding with Jimmy Butler in pursuit of a loose ball and didn't return. Today's reports have him without problems going forward.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Thad Young left last night's game against the Bulls in the 2nd quarter after a collision with Jimmy Butler and did not return. He took a shoulder to the head and appeared groggy afterward. The team reported that he suffered a strained neck, but according to reports today, he is fine and should be available for the Wolves next game on Wednesday.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Speaking of the <a href="">#Twolves</a>: Thad Young is fine after that nasty hit to the head he took late in the 1st half last night.</p>&mdash; Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) <a href="">November 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

<script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script>

This is good news as he was probably the Wolves best performer in the first two games. Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel performed admirably in his absence (and Hummel made a case for more regular playing time), but Young is essential to the Wolves this season as their starting power forward.

A note about sponsorship:

For your information. There will be two FanDuel sponsored posts a week at Canis. One of them will be like this one: just including a link to FD, but not dedicated FD content. The other will be about FD...probably about my travails in the game. I have to admit I've been having fun playing even though I haven't won anything yet. Of course, it's not my money, so there's that.

Anyway. Go check out FanDuel. There's my link. Job done.