Alexey Shved said he is ready to accept his role on the Timberwolves as a point guard.
Wolves coach Rick Adelman said that Alexey Shved needs to learn to move without the ball.
Alexey Shved will not play with a mask on Saturday night.
Alexey Shved played 19 minutes on Monday with 11 points, one board, one assist, one steal, one block and two 3-pointers on 4-of-10 shooting.
Alexey Shved did not score on two attempts in six minutes against the Blazers on Saturday.
Alexey Shved (nose) played with a mask on Friday, scoring seven points on 2-of-5 shooting with three rebounds and one steal in 14 minutes.
Alexey Shved (nose) will play against the Warriors on Friday.
Alexey Shved suffered a broken nose on Tuesday in the second quarter and will not return to the game.
Alexey Shved finished Sunday's defeat with 11 points, three rebounds and two steals in 23 minutes off the Wolves' bench, making 4-of-7 FGs with three 3-pointers.
Alexey Shved said that he hopes to remain with the Timberwolves, adding, "If I want to play more, I've got to work more."
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported last week that the Wolves have put Derrick Williams and Alexey Shved on the trade block.
Alexey Shved filled in at SG for Kevin Martin (Achilles) on Saturday, finishing with three points on 0-of-4 FGs and 3-of-6 FTs.
Alexey Shved and Corey Brewer will see a boost in minutes with news that Chase Budinger is out indefinitely due to knee surgery.
Alexey Shved, playing a lead role for the Russian national team, averaged the fourth-most turnovers per game (3.4) during EuroBasket.