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Minnesota Timberwolves
Position
G
 
Jersey
23
Name  Kevin Martin
Born  2/1/1983
Height  6-7
Weight  185
College  Western Carolina
10/18/2014 11:04:00 AM
Description: Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin continues to be an underrated player heading into the season.
Insight: He averaged 19.1 points per game, 1.0 steals per game, and made 1.7 three-pointers per game last season. Martin have a chance to increase those numbers this year, with no Kevin Love, and as a result owners should target him starting in the seventh round.
 
4/13/2014 8:51:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin (foot) will return to the lineup Sunday, according ot Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune.
Insight: Martin missed the last five games with a sharp pain in his foot. He's averaging 19.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.7 threes per game this season.
 
4/11/2014 7:17:00 PM
Description: T-Wolves shooting guard Kevin Martin (foot) is officially out Friday, according to Kent Youngblood of the Star Tribune.
Insight: He's dealing with a sharp pain in his right heel and will sit out for the fifth straight time. Chase Budinger is also out so J.J. Barea should see a good amount of minutes at shooting guard as a backup to Robbie Hummel.
 
4/11/2014 1:46:00 PM
Description: T-Wolves shooting guard Kevin Martin (foot) is doubtful for Friday's game against Houston.
Insight: He's dealing with a sharp pain in his right heel and will likely sit out for the fifth straight time. Robbie Hummel should move into the starting lineup, but has yet to prove fantasy worthy.
 
4/9/2014 7:04:00 PM
Description: T-Wolves shooting guard Kevin Martin (foot) will miss Wednesday's game.
Insight: He's dealing with a sharp pain in his right heel and will sit out for the fourth straight time.
 
4/7/2014 8:58:00 PM
Description: T-Wolves shooting guard Kevin Martin won't be in action Tuesday against San Antonio. SOURCE: Jerry Zgoda, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Insight: He's dealing with a sharp pain in his right heel. J.J. Barea (8.6 ppg) is likely to start in Martin's absence.
 
4/5/2014 6:03:00 PM
Description: Minnesota guard Kevin Martin (foot) will not play Saturday, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Insight: Martin was a late scratch Friday due to a sore foot, and Chase Budinger stepped up with 24 points, five threes, four rebounds, four assists and two steals in 38 minutes.
 
4/5/2014 1:16:00 PM
Description: Minnesota guard Kevin Martin was a late scratch Friday and is questionable for Saturday.
Insight: He's dealing with a sore foot. Chase Budinger went off in Martin's absence Friday, scoring 24 points with four rebounds and four assists.
 
4/4/2014 8:05:00 PM
Description: Minnesota guard Kevin Martin was a late scratch Friday against the Heat. SOURCE: Timberwolves PR on Twitter
Insight: He's out with a sore foot. J.J. Barea (8.5 ppg, 3.8 apg) has taken his place in the starting lineup.
 
Hot3/16/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin led Minnesota to a two-point win over the Kings Sunday evening with 31 points.
Insight: Martin missed seven games with a broken thumb, but it he has been on fire since he returned to the lineup on March 1. Over his last eight games, the 31-year-old has averaged 22.5 ppg. He's also been swinging the FT% category by making 59-of-62 (.952) during that stretch (7.8 FTA per game).
 
3/2/2014 9:27:00 AM
Description: Wolves guard Kevin Martin looked sharp in his return from a broken thumb Saturday against Sacramento.
Insight: Martin (26 points) couldn't find his three-point stroke (1-of-5) but he made eight of his 11 shots from inside the arc. He didn't seem to be on any kind of minutes restriction, logging 34 minutes in his return. Make sure Martin is in your lineup Monday versus the Nuggets.
 
3/1/2014 8:14:00 PM
Description: Minnesota shooting guard Kevin Martin is back in the starting lineup after missing seven games with a broken thumb. SOURCE: Timberwolves PR on Twitter
Insight: The Wolves went 4-3 in his absence. Martin's return knocks Chase Budinger (6.6 ppg) out of the starting lineup.
 
2/27/2014 4:02:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin (broken thumb) practiced Thursday and could play Saturday.
Insight: Chase Budinger will continue start if Martin can't make it back for the game. Martin is averaging 19.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.0 apg.
 
2/25/2014 4:43:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin (broken thumb) will miss Tuesday's game, according to Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune.
Insight: Martin met with a hand specialist Monday to determine how much longer he'll be out, but we haven't heard any news yet. Chase Budinger will continue to start while Martin is out.
 
2/22/2014 2:02:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin (broken thumb) said he'll be reevaluated next Monday in Los Angeles which means he won't play Saturday night.
Insight: Chase Budinger will continue to start in Martin's place while Martin recovers from his fractured left thumb. Alexey Shved, J.J. Barea and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute may see additional minutes as well.
 
2/12/2014 7:40:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin (broken thumb) said he'll be reevaluated next Friday, according to Mark Remme of timberwolves.com.
Insight: Chase Budinger will continue to start in Martin's place while Martin recovers from his fractured left thumb. Alexey Shved, J.J. Barea and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute may see additional minutes as well.
 
2/11/2014 6:00:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin (broken thumb) will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks, according to Sam Amick of USA Today.
Insight: Chase Budinger will continue to start in Martin's place. Alexey Shved, J.J. Barea and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute may see additional minutes as well.
 
2/8/2014 8:05:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin has a broken thumb and is out indefinitely, according to timberwolves.com.
Insight: Chase Budinger will start in place of Martin on Saturday, and Alexey Shved also should see extra minutes. Martin won't require surgery but will probably miss at least a month.
 
2/4/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin made four threes and went 13-of-26 from the field overall as part of a 32-point effort Tuesday against the Lakers.
Insight: It tied a season high for Martin, who is averaging 19.4 points and 1.9 triples per game.
 
1/24/2014 2:04:00 PM
Description: Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin suffered a laceration to his right pinky finger during Tuesday's game, but the finger wasn't broken and didn't require stitches. SOURCE: foxsportsnorth.com
Insight: Martin's finger was bleeding badly and caused a delay in the game to clean the blood off the court. Martin (19.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.7 threes per contest) practiced Thursday and should be ready to go.
 

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