Rush has missed the previous six games with a sprained toe. If he can play, it is unclear if the team will opt to ease him back into action. Shabazz Muhammad is also questionble, so Rush could be needed for some extra minutes if he cannot go.
Green was limited to 15 minutes during Monday's game against the Heat for precautionary reasons after being kneed near the groin area in the first half, Tom Osborn of the San Antonio Express-News reports.
Green indicated after Monday's game that he'll likely play Wednesday against Sacramento, although it's certainly possible that coach Gregg Popovich will err on the side of caution and allow Green to rest Wednesday, even though the injury isn't believed to be overly serious. If Green sits, Patty Mills and Jonathon Simmons will be in line for added minutes.
He's now hit the scoresheet in three straight, and the Russian owns an impressive 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in his last nine games, although just two of those have come on the man advantage. Whatever it was that was holding Kuznetsov back for the season's first three months, he seems to have gotten over it, as the 24-year-old is back to performing at an elite level.
Muhammad's modest point total nevertheless paced the T-Wolves' bench, and his four rebounds co-led the second unit as well. The fourth-year pro continues to see a fairly solid allotment of playing time on most nights and is enjoying his best overall month of the season, averaging 9.7 points and 3.7 rebounds while posting double-digit scoring in five of nine January games.
That marks his fourth multi-point effort in a span of five games -- a run in which Oshie has racked up three goals and seven helpers. After posting a relatively modest 20 points in his first 32 contests, he's lit on fire, and with all the time he gets to spend alongside Alex Ovechkin, the production could keep rolling in.
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