Gary Neal SG MIN 1 week ago

Minnesota head coach Flip Saunders said no injured players, including Neal (ankle), will play in Minnesota's final two games, head coach Flip Saunders told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Neal has played just one game since Mar. 13, so this isn't a surprise with nothing positive for Minnesota to play for the final two games.

Gary Neal SG MIN 1 week ago

Neal (ankle) is hoping to play in the final two games of the season, Darren Wolfson of ABC reports.

This news means that Neal should be considered out for Saturday's game against the Warriors as he continues to nurse his ankle injury. The 30-year-old has missed 14 of the last 15 games and won't likely see considerable time on the court if he does return before the the season comes to an end.

Gary Neal SG MIN 2 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) will not play against the Lakers on Friday, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Neal hasn't played since Mar. 22, and the team hasn't provided any information that would lead one to believe he's close to returning. With only three games remaining beyond Friday's contest, Neal could very well have played his final game of the season.

Gary Neal SG MIN 2 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) has been ruled out Wednesday against the Blazers.

Neal has not played since Mar. 22, and at this point one has to wonder if the team will simply rule him out for the rest of the season with only five games (including Wednesday's) remaining.

Gary Neal SG MIN 2 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game in Sacramento.

Neal's absence due to an ankle concern will extend yet another game. With no sign of a return imminent, consider him highly questionable to return Wednesday at Portland.

Gary Neal SG MIN 2 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) went through practice Saturday, Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Neal hasn't played since Mar. 22 due to an ankle injury, but his presence at practice suggests he could return as early as Tuesday against the Kings. With the Timberwolves' roster depleted by injuries, Neal could see significant minutes upon his return, though he'd likely remain in a bench role.

Gary Neal SG MIN 2 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) won't play Friday against the Magic, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Neal was initially listed as doubtful for Friday's contest, but was then upgraded to questionable. It appears the upgrade was for naught, as he will sit once again, stretching his absence to seven striaght games.

Gary Neal SG MIN 3 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) is listed as questionable for Friday's game.

Neal was doubtful as of Thursday, but the team has upgraded him to questionable. He hasn't played in five games, so it still seems unlikely that he's ready to play.

Gary Neal SG MIN 3 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) is doubtful Friday against the Magic.

Neal has missed five straight games with a sore right ankle and the team has not provided any updates on his status. Barring rapid improvement, Neal will miss another game Friday.

Gary Neal SG MIN 3 weeks ago

Neal (ankle) will sit out again Wednesday agains the Raptors, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Neal has been sidelined for the last five games with a sore right ankle, and he'll extend the streak of absences to six Wednesday versus Toronto. The fact that he's been ruled out more than a day in advance indicates that he's not overly close to returning.