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Barea questionable with foot sprain

The last thing the Wolves need right now is another injury. But that's what they have with point guard J.J. Barea, who missed practice Thursday with a mid-foot sprain. He's listed as "day-to-day" and will be re-evaluated before Friday's game at Indiana.
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The last thing the Wolves need right now is another injury. But that's what they have with point guard J.J. Barea, who missed practice Thursday with a mid-foot sprain. He's listed as "day-to-day" and will be re-evaluated before Friday's game at Indiana.

The Wolves' 3-1 start to the season is its best start in 11 years. Bleacher Report breaks down the impressive start, and looks ahead to the keys to continued success without Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio.

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