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Chase Budinger

26-Year-Old    SF,SG    Minnesota Timberwolves

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

4.7

REB

2.6

AST

0.8

STL

0.6

BLK

0.1

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Chase Budinger's two-year stint with the Timberwolves has been plagued by a litany of injuries. In 2013-14, he was limited to 41 games by knee and ankle ailments (after only playing 23 in 2012-13). When he was on the court, the sixth-year forward averaged 6.7 points, 1.0 thr...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 218 lbs   DOB: 5/22/1988  College: Arizona   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #44 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a three-year, $16 million deal with the Timberwolves in July of 2013.

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Budinger scored two points with two rebounds in 14 minutes in Monday's loss to Oklahoma City. Budinger and Glenn Robinson III are likely to see an increase in playing time with Robbie Hummel out with a broken hand, head coach Flip Saunders told the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 74 20.2 8.9 3.0 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.2 44.1 77.0 0.6 0.5 2.5 3.4 36.9 3.4 7.6 0.9 1.2
2010-11 22 HOU 78 22.3 9.8 3.6 1.6 0.5 0.2 1.1 42.5 85.5 0.9 0.7 2.9 3.5 32.5 3.6 8.4 1.5 1.8
2011-12 23 HOU 58 22.4 9.6 3.7 1.3 0.5 0.1 1.5 44.2 77.1 0.9 0.7 3.1 3.8 40.2 3.6 8.1 0.9 1.2
2012-13 24 MIN 23 22.1 9.4 3.1 1.1 0.6 0.3 1.1 41.4 76.2 1.0 0.7 2.4 3.5 32.1 3.4 8.3 1.4 1.8
2013-14 25 MIN 41 18.3 6.7 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.0 1.0 39.4 82.1 0.6 0.5 2.0 2.9 35.0 2.4 6.2 0.8 1.0
2014-15 26 MIN 39 15.7 4.7 2.6 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.6 37.6 81.5 0.7 0.4 2.2 1.8 33.3 1.8 4.8 0.6 0.7
Rest Of Season Projections 26 MIN 32 14.9 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Chase Budinger
Preseason Projections 26 MIN 41 8.3 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Chase Budinger

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 4 17.5 6.0 2.3 1.8 0.5 0.0 0.5 56.3 100.0 0.8 0.3 2.0 1.5 33.3 2.3 4.0 1.0 1.0
Last 14 Days 8 17.1 5.0 2.6 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.5 48.4 85.7 0.6 0.4 2.3 1.5 33.3 1.9 3.9 0.8 0.9
Last 30 Days 14 18.3 4.7 2.8 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.4 40.3 85.7 0.9 0.6 2.1 1.7 25.0 1.9 4.8 0.4 0.5
Last 5 Games 5 15.4 4.8 2.6 1.6 0.4 0.2 0.4 47.4 100.0 0.6 0.2 2.4 1.4 28.6 1.8 3.8 0.8 0.8
Last 10 Games 10 18.0 4.5 2.8 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.5 39.5 85.7 0.7 0.4 2.4 1.6 31.3 1.7 4.3 0.6 0.7
Last 20 Games 20 19.2 5.9 3.0 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.6 43.6 69.2 0.9 0.6 2.4 2.0 30.8 2.4 5.5 0.5 0.7

 

Chase Budinger Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Chase Budinger – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#4 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #6 Shooting Guard

True Shooting Percentage

46.7%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Chase Budinger has a true shooting percentage of 46.7%.

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 74 36.0 15.8 5.3 2.1 0.8 0.3 2.2 44.1 77.0 1.2 0.9 4.4 6.0 36.9 6.0 13.6 1.6 2.1
2010-11 22 HOU 78 36.0 15.8 5.8 2.6 0.8 0.4 1.8 42.5 85.5 1.4 1.1 4.7 5.7 32.5 5.8 13.6 2.4 2.9
2011-12 23 HOU 58 36.0 15.5 6.0 2.1 0.8 0.2 2.4 44.2 77.1 1.5 1.1 5.0 6.1 40.2 5.8 13.1 1.5 1.9
2012-13 24 MIN 23 36.0 15.3 5.0 1.8 1.0 0.5 1.8 41.4 76.2 1.6 1.1 4.0 5.7 32.1 5.6 13.5 2.3 3.0
2013-14 25 MIN 41 36.0 13.1 4.9 1.5 0.9 0.1 2.0 39.4 82.1 1.2 0.9 4.0 5.8 35.0 4.8 12.2 1.5 1.9
2014-15 26 MIN 39 36.0 10.9 5.9 1.9 1.3 0.3 1.4 37.6 81.5 1.6 0.8 5.1 4.1 33.3 4.1 10.9 1.3 1.6
Rest Of Season Projections 26 MIN 32 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Chase Budinger
Preseason Projections 26 MIN 41 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Chase Budinger

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Chase Budinger NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 74 1493 657 220 88 34 11 92 44.1 77.0 48 38 182 249 36.9 249 565 67 87
2010-11 22 HOU 78 1738 765 281 127 41 18 89 42.5 85.5 67 52 229 274 32.5 279 656 118 138
2011-12 23 HOU 58 1298 558 217 74 29 7 88 44.2 77.1 55 38 179 219 40.2 208 471 54 70
2012-13 24 MIN 23 508 216 71 25 14 7 26 41.4 76.2 23 15 56 81 32.1 79 191 32 42
2013-14 25 MIN 41 751 274 103 31 19 2 42 39.4 82.1 24 19 84 120 35.0 100 254 32 39
2014-15 26 MIN 39 613 185 101 32 22 5 23 37.6 81.5 28 14 87 69 33.3 70 186 22 27
Rest Of Season Projections 26 MIN 32 477 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Chase Budinger
Preseason Projections 26 MIN 41 340 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Chase Budinger

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Chase Budinger NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2009-10 21 74 20.2 54.5 52.2 11.9 6.5 1.8 8.5
2010-11 22 HOU 78 22.3 53.4 49.3 13.9 7.4 1.9 9.8
2011-12 23 HOU 58 22.4 55.6 53.5 11.7 8.7 1.3 9.5
2012-13 24 MIN 23 22.1 51.6 48.2 9.7 8.9 1.1 8.2
2013-14 25 MIN 41 18.3 50.5 47.6 9.5 7.4 1.3 6.0
2014-15 26 MIN 39 15.7 46.7 43.8 12.4 10.9 1.1 5.0
Rest Of Season Projections 26 MIN 32 14.9 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Chase Budinger
Preseason Projections 26 MIN 41 8.3 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Chase Budinger

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Chase Budinger 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jan 28 BOS 14 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 2 0
Jan 26 at OKC 14 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Jan 25 at ATL 17 5 3 3 1 0 1 1 4 2 2 1 3 1 2 0
Jan 23 NOP 25 10 2 4 1 0 1 5 8 0 0 0 2 0 2 2
Jan 21 DAL 7 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
Jan 19 at CHA 21 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 0
Jan 17 at DEN 14 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 1
Jan 16 at PHO 25 7 6 0 1 0 1 3 5 1 2 0 2 2 4 2
Jan 13 at IND 25 3 2 0 3 0 2 1 6 0 0 1 3 0 2 1
Jan 10 SAS 18 2 5 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 1 1 4 1
Jan 9 at MIL 28 9 4 2 0 0 4 4 10 0 0 1 4 3 1 1
Jan 7 PHO 24 10 5 1 0 0 1 5 7 0 0 0 1 2 3 2
Jan 5 DEN                                
Jan 3 UTA                                
Jan 1 SAC 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Dec 30 at UTA 16 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 2
Dec 27 at GSW 25 6 4 2 2 1 1 2 6 1 3 1 2 0 4 0
Dec 26 at DEN 21 4 3 2 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 0 3 2 1 3
Dec 23 at CLE 18 7 5 1 0 0 2 2 4 2 2 1 2 0 5 4
Dec 21 IND 27 13 4 2 1 0 1 6 10 0 0 1 2 0 4 0
Dec 19 at BOS 28 19 4 0 1 1 1 8 12 0 1 3 5 1 3 2
Dec 16 at WAS                                
Dec 14 LAL 8 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Dec 12 OKC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 10 POR                                
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Dec 8 GSW 9 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Dec 6 at SAS 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 3 0 1 1
Dec 5 HOU 28 10 4 3 2 0 4 4 9 1 1 1 2 2 2 0
Dec 3 PHI 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 1
Dec 1 at LAC 22 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 2 0 1 2
Nov 30 at POR 17 2 7 1 1 1 2 1 6 0 0 0 1 0 7 1
Nov 28 at LAL 16 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 0
Nov 26 MIL 14 7 2 1 1 0 0 2 5 2 2 1 3 0 2 1
Nov 22 SAC 25 11 2 1 0 0 1 3 6 3 3 2 2 0 2 2
Nov 21 SAS 25 7 6 1 1 0 0 3 9 0 0 1 2 0 6 0
Nov 19 NYK 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Nov 15 at DAL 15 3 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 2
Nov 14 at NOP 12 9 2 0 0 0 1 2 5 4 4 1 3 0 2 0
Nov 12 HOU 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Nov 8 at MIA 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Nov 7 at ORL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 5 at BKN                                
Nov 1 CHI 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0
Oct 30 DET                                
Oct 29 at MEM 15 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 0

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Chase Budinger: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Budinger ceded his starting spot to Robbie Hummel on Saturday, playing 14 minutes off the pine, scoring six points (2-4 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 1-1 FT).

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Budinger made the start Saturday in place of Shabazz Muhammad (groin), scoring two points (1-6 FG, 0-1 3Pt) with five rebounds and one steal in 18 minutes.

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Budinger will start against the Spurs on Saturday.

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Budinger scored just nine points (4-10 FG, 1-4 3Pt) despite playing 28 minutes Friday in a loss to the Bucks.

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Budinger (illness) will be available off the bench Wednesday against the Suns, Paul Coro of AZCentral Sports reports.

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Budinger (illness) is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Suns.

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Budinger (illness) will not play Monday against Denver, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Budinger (illness) will not play Saturday against the Jazz.

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Budinger scored a season-high 19 points (8-12 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 0-1 FT) with four rebounds in 28 minutes in the loss to the Celtics on Friday.

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Budinger did not play in Tuesday's loss to Washington due to a coach's decision.

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Budinger scored 11 points with two rebounds and made both three-point attempts in 25 minutes in Saturday's loss to Sacramento.

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Budinger played just one minute in Friday's loss to Orlando. He's played a total of just 21 minutes in three appearances in five games this season.

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2014-15

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2013-14

Last season Budinger was supposed to add a needed outside shot and veteran savvy from a player experienced with head coach Rick Adelman's system, but he missed 59 games with a torn lateral meniscus. He had a setback before training camp when swelling developed in the same knee and he needed a second surgery. While it was a major operation, only a quarter of his meniscus was removed, which could result in a reduced recovery time compared to last year. If healthy, he's a talented and efficient scorer. He struggled with his three-point shot with the T-Wolves last season at just 32.1 percent, but it was a small sample size (81 attempts) and he hit 44 percent from the floor, 40 percent from three and 77 percent from the line the previous season in Houston. Still, it's possible he misses most or all of the season with his knee injury.

2012-13

After three seasons in Houston, Budinger was shipped to Minnesota, where he will have a chance to earn significant minutes at small forward. He’ll start the season behind Andre Kirilenko on the depth chart, with Derrick Williams and Dante Cunningham also in play, but the Timberwolves saw enough in Budinger to send the 18th overall pick in the draft to Houston in order to get him. Budinger does very little defensively, but he’s a talented and efficient scorer. In just 22.4 minutes per game last season, he averaged 9.6 points and 1.5 three-pointers per game while shooting 44 percent from the floor, 40 percent from three and 77 percent from the line. His per 36-minute numbers come out to 15.5 points and 2.4 three-pointers per game. He will likely give way to Kirilenko as the starter for defensive reasons, but Budinger could easily assume the role of high-volume shooter off the bench. His shooting numbers make him an enticing option late in drafts in deep leagues.

2011-12

Budinger played his way into the Rockets’ starting small forward gig last year, combining underrated athleticism and scoring ability with a sound three-point shot. Things might change with a new head coach, Kevin McHale, in town – there’s a chance that McHale could take a long look at Courtney Lee or Terrence Williams as the team’s primary small forward – but both of those guys are behind Budinger at the moment. Through 22 games as the Rockets’ starting three, Budinger averaged 13.9 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.5 three-pointers, 0.6 steals, 0.3 blocks and 1.1 turnovers in 32 minutes per game. Expect some growth this year if he maintains his starting job.

2010-11

Budinger can score, particularly from long range - he made 93 three-pointers last year despite averaging just 20 mpg. The key for him is Shane Battier's and Kevin Martin's health, and also whether coach Rick Adelman wants to emphasize offense or defense from extended stretches. As it stands, there just aren't too many mintues for Budinger, but should Battier or Martin go down, Budinger could find himself with a bigger role. The acquisition of Courtney Lee complicates the situation, but Budinger can play himself into some minutes as he's potentially one of the league's top long-range gunners.

2009-10

A big guard with a nice outside shot, Budinger had an outstanding Vegas Summer League, shooting 68 percent from the floor and averaging 17.8 points per game. His all around game is still on the raw side, but he could have a significant role if McGrady's not ready, and Barry is dealt.