Mo Williams G MIN 1 Day

Williams (back) had eight points (4-9 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 0-1 FT) with four assists in 25 minutes in the loss to Boston on Friday.

Williams played in his second game after missing six games with the back ailment. He nearly doubled his minutes and may supplant Zach LaVine in the starting lineup in the near future. Williams should be added now for teams looking for assists.

Mo Williams G MIN 1 Day

Williams (back) will be available against the Celtics on Friday.

Williams participated in Friday's shootaround after receiving a second opinion on his back recently. He had soreness in his return Tuesday, so it's possible he'll be in line for limited minutes against the Celtics.

Mo Williams G MIN 1 Day

Williams (back) participated in Friday's shootaround and is a game-time decision for Friday's game. He recently sought a second opinion on the back injury, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Williams had some soreness in his return Tuesday, so he may see limited minutes even if he does play. It doesn't sound like this issue is going away any time soon with his need for a second opinion from doctors.

Mo Williams G MIN 2 Days

Williams (back) is considered questionable for Friday's game.

Williams missed six games with back spasms but returned to action Tuesday against Washington, scoring six points in 14 minutes. His back troubles have resurfaced, however, and the team will wait to rule on his status until it sees how he responds to treatment Thursday evening and Friday morning.

Mo Williams G MIN 4 Days

Williams (back) came off the bench Tuesday in a loss to the Wizards after missing six games, scoring six points (2-6 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 1-1 FT) in 14 minutes.

Williams had missed time with back spasms, and will likely continue to come off the bench for a few games for the Timberwolves, who have been giving rookie Zach LaVine at point guard. Williams had been effective in place of the injured Ricky Rubio, playing time will be scarce once Rubio returns sometime in 2015.

Mo Williams G MIN 4 Days

Williams (back) will be available off the bench Tuesday.

It does not sound like he is at 100 percent health, and he probably won't see big-time minutes, but it's a good sign that he will finally be able to get back in the mix. Minnesota's rough start to the season has triggered a look to the future, so Zach LaVine will probably still be the starter with Ricky Rubio out. Once Williams starts operating at full health, he could still be of use in mid-sized leagues as he is a better distributor than LaVine.

Mo Williams G MIN 4 Days

Williams (back) took part in shootaround but remains questionable to play Tuesday, Wolves radio play-by-play voice Alan Horton reports.

Back spasms have kept Williams out for the last six games, but he told reporters he feels better leading up to Tuesday's game. Nevertheless, the team will exercise caution, and a decision likely won't come until later in the evening. If Williams is unable to go, Zach LaVine should be in line to make another start. The rookie had 10 points, six assists and five rebounds in 39 minutes against the Lakers on Sunday.

Mo Williams G MIN 5 Days

Williams (back spasms) is considered questionable to play Tuesday night.

If he's unable to return to the lineup Tuesday, Williams' absence figures to yield more playing time for Zach LaVine. Williams has already missed six straight games as a result of the injury.

Mo Williams G MIN 6 Days

Williams (back) is considered doubtful to play Sunday against the Lakers, Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Williams is on track to miss his sixth consecutive game with back soreness, but was able to take part in portions of Saturday's practice, so he appears to be moving in the right direction. If he's ultimately ruled out, expect see more of rookie Zach LaVine.

Mo Williams G MIN 7 Days

Williams (back) is considered questionable for Sunday's game against the Lakers, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Williams was able to participate on a limited basis in Saturday's practice, which would seem to contradict coach Flip Saunders' comment from Friday that the point guard's back hasn't improved much lately. Regardless, Williams has a chance to give it a go Sunday, but Zach LaVine will be on hand for another significant workload if he doesn't receive clearance.