Teague totaled 20 points (8-13 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 12 assists and four rebounds in 34 minutes during Tuesday's 123-109 victory over the Clippers. Teague continues to play well without Jimmy Butler, now recording double-digit assists in three of his last five outings. He also seems to be offering more patience on the offensive end, appearing more selective with his shot attempts. With Butler still a while away from a return, Teague should be able to continue putting up solid value the rest of the way.
Teague scored 16 points (6-13 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-4 FT) while adding eight assists, two rebounds and two steals in 31 minutes during Saturday's 117-101 loss to the Spurs. He's now scored in double digits in 12 straight games, averaging 17.5 points, 6.7 assists, 3.8 boards, 1.8 steals and 1.3 three-pointers over that stretch while helping to pick up the scoring slack caused by the loss of Jimmy Butler (knee). That would be a career-high scoring pace for Teague if he kept it up over a full season, so while it might be too much to expect him to maintain it over the final weeks of 2017-18, Minnesota may need him to keep exceeding expectations if it's going to hang onto a playoff spot.
Teague was ejected midway through the fourth quarter, finishing the game with 25 points (9-15 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 5-8 FT), four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 25 minutes during Friday's 116-108 loss to Utah. While Karl-Anthony Towns' ejection was completely unfounded, Teague's was well deserved. He placed a hip-check on Ricky Rubio at speed and could face some sort of action from the league. Despite the moment of madness, Teague had himself a nice game. He has now recorded at least two steals in five consecutive games while eclipsing the 20 point mark in three of those. If you own him and given the Wolves only play twice next week, it is worth keeping an eye on the situation to see if he is forced to miss one of those games.
Teague tallied 13 points (5-14 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, five assists, two steals and one block across 36 minutes in Thursday's 108-99 loss to the Trail Blazers. Teague was one of three starters to put up double-digit shot attempts for the Timberwolves, but he ended up struggling from the field for the second straight contest. The veteran point guard has drained only eight of his 28 attempts over the last two games, and Thursday, he saw his scoring dip to its lowest point since teammate Jimmy Butler's knee injury. Teague had scored at least 20 points in four of the prior five contests, however, so a relatively rapid bounce-back is very likely in the cards, especially with the 29-year-old taking on a larger offensive role overall in Butler's absence.
Teague tallied 20 points (4-14 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 11-12 FT), seven assists, four rebounds and three steals across 33 minutes in Monday's 118-100 win over the Kings. Despite a ragged night from the field, Teague managed to satisfy fantasy owners by game's end with a solid all-around line. He also greatly helped his cause by remaining aggressive throughout and turning in a near-perfect showing from the charity stripe, leading to his sixth straight double-digit scoring effort. The veteran point guard has unquestionably been one of the biggest beneficiaries of Jimmy Butler's two-game absence thus far with a knee injury, as he's averaged 22.5 points on 15.5 shot attempts in that pair of contests. Given the considerable scoring vacuum created by Butler being off the floor, Teague's usage should remain elevated until the former is able to return to action.
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