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Kevin Martin | Guard

Team: Minnesota Timberwolves
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 204
College: Western Carolina
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Kevin Martin (wrist) is making good progress, and is expected to be re-evaluated in two weeks.
He had surgery on Nov. 25 and the initial diagnosis was 6-8 weeks so it looks like he is on course to return in January as expected. Martin can be picked up for owners in need of 3-point shooting and scoring but expectations need to be tempered as Minnesota will likely ease him back slowly. We will pass along further updates as needed. Dec 27 - 11:34 PM

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Kevin Martin had surgery on his right wrist on Tuesday and will miss the next 6-8 weeks.

The surgery was successful and Martin should be back on the court for January. The Wolves get Thaddeus Young back and he will likely be a huge part of the offense. Andrew Wiggins will also get to show what he can do while Corey Brewer has been bringing the ball up, as well. Fantasy owners can cut Martin if they don't want to wait.
Nov 25 - 11:34 AM

Kevin Martin (wrist) will have surgery on his wrist and miss the next six weeks.

He played through this wrist fracture in his 37-point explosion against the Knicks. Martin just can't stay healthy and there's nothing wrong with cutting him considering how long he's out. Corey Brewer, Andrew Wiggins and Chase Budinger will benefit.
Nov 24 - 8:06 PM

Kevin Martin (wrist) is visiting a doctor on Monday.

The team should announce his prognosis shortly after, but it's likely going to be at least a month. Andrew Wiggins is rolling and is coming off a career-high 29 points on Saturday while Corey Brewer and Chase Budinger will also benefit. Martin isn't a must-own player right now.
Nov 24 - 2:45 PM

Kevin Martin (broken right wrist) will be examined in the next few days to determine if his injury requires surgery.

Regardless of whether or not he needs surgery Martin's absence "likely will be at least six weeks," according to beat writer Jerry Zgoda. In the meantime, Minnesota will rely more on Mo Williams, Chase Budinger, Corey Brewer, Shabazz Muhammad, Andrew Wiggins and Robbie Hummel. Head coach Flip Saunders is also interested in picking up free agents but he conceded, "Guys who aren’t playing in our league, there’s probably a reason."

Kevin Martin fractured his right wrist during Wednesday's game vs. the Knicks, and will be out indefinitely.

The Wolves are saying that Martin sustained the injury at the 6:48 mark of the first quarter, which is very impressive as he went on to score 37 points. While Martin is sidelined, Corey Brewer will likely slide into the starting lineup, with Chase Budinger, Mo Williams, and Shabazz Muhammad seeing extended minutes. Andrew Wiggins is also going to see a boost to his value, as he'll be more heavily relied upon sans Martin's offense.

Kevin Martin played his best game of the season despite needing an IV before a 115-99 win over the Knicks on Wednesday, making 14-of-20 from the field for 37 points with four rebounds, two assists, two steals and seven 3-pointers.

Maybe the Knicks didn't want to guard him because they were scared of getting sick. Martin just dropped a 34-point game in his last outing on Saturday and he's one of the hottest shooting guards in the NBA all of the sudden. He's a must-start player right now.
Nov 20 - 2:18 AM

Kevin Martin (flu) is expected to start Wednesday's game despite his illness.

K-Mart had an IV earlier in the day but he's recovered sufficiently to suit up vs. the Knicks. If he has a sluggish game we'll know why, but at least the Wolves get a day off on Thursday to rest and recuperate.
Nov 19 - 7:27 PM

Kevin Martin is questionable for Wednesday's game due to an illness.

He received an IV earlier in the day and the flu is ravaging teams around the league at the moment, so owners should prepare for a potential DNP. Corey Brewer is also iffy to play with the illness, potentially opening up more minutes for Zach LaVine, Mo Williams, Chase Budinger, Shabazz Muhammad and Robbie Hummel.
Nov 19 - 6:47 PM

Kevin Martin made 12-of-17 from the field for 34 points, three rebounds, one assist and four 3-pointers against the Mavericks on Saturday.

He didn't make a single field goal on Friday and the law of averages helped him out a bit tonight. Of course, Martin hasn't been very efficient in his career, but he is making a pristine 95 percent of his free throws on the season. Fantasy owners can start him while he's active.
Nov 16 - 1:11 AM

Kevin Martin went 0-for-6 from the field in Friday's blowout loss, finishing with three points, two rebounds and one assist in 18 minutes.

Martin is going to be streaky while the team struggles to get its point guard position heading in the right direction. He's built enough goodwill after a fast start to deserve a pass after such a lopsided game.
Nov 15 - 1:33 AM

Kevin Martin played just 22 minutes in Wednesday's blowout loss to the Rockets, finishing with 12 points, five rebounds and a 3-pointer on 4-of-7 shooting.

Flip Saunders rolled with the young guys tonight and the score was pretty lopsided in favor of Houston. Martin got off to a blistering start this season, but on nights when the Wolves are outmatched, it looks like Saunders may just play the young guys. Hold onto Martin, but don't be afraid to entertain offers for him if an owner comes calling.
Nov 13 - 1:53 AM

Kevin Martin scored a team-high 21 points against the Magic during an overtime 112-103 loss on Friday, adding two rebounds, five assists and three 3-pointers.

He is going to run the offense a little more with Ricky Rubio (ankle) out for a while. Martin has been terrific since his debut after an ankle sprain of his own and he's now worth owning in all leagues.
Nov 8 - 12:21 AM

Kevin Martin received a flop warning for his flop on November 5 against the Nets.

It's been quite a week for Martin. First, a $15,000 fine for imitating Sam Cassell, and now, Martin has earned himself a flopping violation. Neither will impact his fantasy value.
Nov 6 - 2:27 PM

Kevin Martin hit 8-of-20 shots, four 3-pointers and 6-of-6 free throws on his way to 26 points, seven rebounds, three assists and a steal in 30 minutes on Wednesday.

He's scored 26, 33 and 12 points in each of his last three games and is shooting the ball pretty well. He could eventually take a hit from teammates Corey Brewer or Andrew Wiggins, but so far, so good for Martin.
Nov 5 - 11:08 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Ricky Rubio
2Zach LaVine
3Mo Williams
SG1Kevin Martin
2Chase Budinger
3Troy Daniels
SF1Andrew Wiggins
2Shabazz Muhammad
3Robbie Hummel
4Glenn Robinson III
PF1Thaddeus Young
2Anthony Bennett
3Jeff Adrien
C1Nikola Pekovic
2Gorgui Dieng