March 28, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Luke Ridnour (13) during a time out in the game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena. Timberwolves win 88-83. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-US PRESSWIRE

Luke Ridnour Injury: Timberwolves Point Guard Progressing Slowly

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been seemingly cursed at the point guard position. Following the season-ending loss of Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea appearing off and on, Luke Ridnour's been dealing with an injury as of late, too.

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Luke Ridnour Injury: Timberwolves' Guard Out Monday, May Not Travel With Team To Denver

Luke Ridnour will already miss tonight's game against the Phoenix Suns due to an ankle injury he suffered in the third quarter of last Monday's loss against the Sacramento Kings, but the guard may also miss the Timberwolves' upcoming trip to Denver:

Indeed, Adelman said he doesn't anticipate taking Ridnour to Denver tomorrow for Wednesday's game.

"I just can't see him playing until, maybe Saturday (against Oklahoma City)," Adelman said. "That's maybe wishful thinking, too."

The Timberwolves' PR tweeted that Adelman would make a decision after the game on Monday. Injuries have plagued the Timberwolves' guards all year, but Adelman said before the game that he's instilling a 'no excuses' attitude and expects better effort out of the Timberwolves on defense.

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Luke Ridnour Injury: Timberwolves Point Guard The Latest In Stream Of Injuries

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Luke Ridnour became the latest victim to the plague of injuries infecting the team.

Playing increased minutes in the absence of Ricky Rubio, whose season ended when he blew out his knee on March 9, Ridnour sprained his ankle late in the third quarter of Minnesota's 116-108 Monday night loss to the Sacramento Kings.

He is expected to miss Wednesday's game against the Golden State Warriors, according to the Star Tribune.

The Wolves' other point guard, J.J. Barea, is already battling a thigh injury. He is expected back Wednesday, but his return doesn't figure to add any depth.

Along with Rubio, Ridnour and Barea, the other guard on the Wolves' roster is Malcolm Lee, a rookie from UCLA. Lee has played in just nine games this season and is averaging 2.6 points.

Oh, and Michael Beasley is still dealing with a toe injury.

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