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Timberwolves Tolliver out 6-8 weeks with knee sprain

Dec 6, 2010, 2:04 PM EDT

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Just so we’re clear, in Timberwolves vocabulary “a while” is six to eight weeks.

Anthony Tolliver sprained his knee last Friday and the team’s official twitter account said he would be out “a while” on Saturday, with an MRI to come.

The MRI came Monday and it showed an MCL sprain that will keep him out six to eight weeks. Good news is no structural damage that requires surgery.

As we said before, this should mean more Darko Milicic (who is playing well) and Kevin Love (who is a beast) so this is really not bad for Minnesota, especially since there is a drop off behind them. Kurt Rambis will be forced to play his best players more.

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