Timberwolves Nemanja Bjelica Out For Season With Left Foot Injury

Alexander Shun | @alexpshun

Digital Content Manager | KFAN.com

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced on Thursday that forward Nemanja Bjelica will miss the remainder of the season with what the team is labeling a left foot injury. The Timberwolves did not specify the nature or extent of the injury other than it is season ending

An MRI taken Thursday morning revealed the injury to Bjelica’s left foot. After Wednesday’s game, the team called it an ankle injury , but called it a foot injury after getting the MRI results.

Bjelica was averaging 6.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 60 games for Minnesota this season.

The Serbian forward was a second-round pick in 2011 and is in the second-year of a three-year contract with the Timberwolves.

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