Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Timberwolves waived
forward/guard Josh Howard on Thursday after an MRI revealed a torn anterior
cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Howard will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2012-13 season after
suffering the injury in the second quarter of a Dec. 14 game against the New
"It's unfortunate to see Josh's season come to an abrupt end due to injury,"
said David Kahn, Timberwolves president of basketball operations. "Due to
several injuries, we have an immediate need at the wing position,
necessitating today's transaction. Josh was a consummate professional and
important contributor to our team in his short time with us and we wish him
the best with his recovery."
Signed by Minnesota as a free agent on Nov. 16, Howard averaged 6.7 points
and 3.3 rebounds in 11 games this season.
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