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wolves gameday 6 p.m. vs. houston • fsn, 830-amrockets have been piling up the victoriespreview: the rockets have won four consecutive games and 21 of their past 22 with saturday night’s 107-101 victory at new orleans. that includes, of course, a 17-game winning streak that ended at toronto a week ago. that loss is houston’s only one since jan. 26. … while the wolves had to fly home after saturday’s loss at san antonio, the rockets had to fly a similar length as well, although their game against the pelicans started 90 minutes earlier than the wolves’ 7:30 p.m. central start. … sunday’s game ends the four-game season series. the rockets have won the first three this season — and 18 of the past 19 games between the teams.players to watch: rockets guard james harden ranks first in the league






gameday preview: wolves at charlotte


6 p.m. at charlotte • fsn, 830-amhornets await, after ending a six-game losing streakpreview: the wolves have won two straight games vs. charlotte, including a one-sided victory over the hornets on nov. 5 at target center, when a 40-23 second quarter propelled the wolves to their fifth straight victory. that was the second loss in a six-game losing streak that the hornets finally ended saturday with a victory over the los angeles clippers.players to watch: the wolves had six players score between 13 and 20 points in the nov. 5 victory over charlotte. that included five starters, who shot a combined 28-for-53. f andrew wiggins had 20 points that night, g jeff teague had 18. charlotte g kemba walker — who is averaging 23.5 points per game — scored just nine points in that game. c dwight howa






wolves-new york gameday preview - startribune.com


wolves gameday6:30 p.m. at new york • madison square garden • fsn, 830-amfinal 10 games start in the big applepreview: the wolves just completed a 10-game stretch — one that included seven games against teams currently in playoff position — with a 5-5 record. now they embark on their final 10 games, a stretch that includes just two teams currently in the playoff picture. the knicks are playing out a season of transition with star forward kristaps porzingis on the sidelines following knee surgery. the knicks have lost 18 of their past 21.players to watch: wolves c karl-anthony towns averaged 28.2 points over the past five games. backup g jamal crawford has scored 20 in each of his last two games, making five of 11 three-pointers. g/f andrew wiggins had 27 points and three blocks vs. the cli






gameday preview: wolves at houston


8 p.m. at houston • toyota center • fsn, 830-amrockets have won five of past sixpreview: this will be the third game vs. the rockets this season, but the first away from target center. the wolves are 1-1 vs. houston, letting a late lead slip away in an overtime loss dec. 17, then rebounding with a 119-105 victory jan. 11, one of the team’s best victories this season. the wolves are 11-9 in their past 20 games. houston came out of the break with a 30-point victory in new orleans. it was the fifth win in six games for houston, which has the third-best record in the nba.players to watch: towns has averaged 32 points in two games vs. houston this season. ricky rubio had 17 assists in the jan. 11 victory. houston g james harden has averaged 30.5 points, 12.5 assists and 7.5 rebounds in two game






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6 p.m. at oklahoma city • fsn, 830-ampreview: the wolves won their home opener friday thanks to jamal crawford’s 17 fourth-quarter points, the three-point victory over the pesky utah jazz evening their record at 1-1. now they head back out on the road, where minnesota will play eight of its first 13 games. it won’t be easy. the thunder is 14-1 vs. minnesota in its past 15 home games and has won 27 of the past 32 games overall between the two teams. the reconfigured thunder got 20 or more points from russell westbrook and newcomers carmelo anthony and paul george in a 21-point victory over new york on thursday. this game will be the second half of a back-to-back for oklahoma city, which played in utah on saturday.players to watch: wolves f andrew wiggins is averaging 23.5 points and 5.0 reb






gameday preview: wolves at boston


wolves gameday6:30 p.m. at boston td garden • fsn, 830-amwolves now get big road testpreview: the wolves, winners of three of their past four games, are 6-2 since the all-star game break and 17-13 in their past 30. in the last week they have beaten the l.a. clippers (fifth in the western conference), golden state (first in the west) and washington (third in the east). but they also lost to milwaukee on the road. now the team has to prove it has improved to the point that it can beat an elite team on the road. the celtics are second in the east, two games behind cleveland. boston is 22-9 at home and has won nine straight at td garden. the wolves have lost 10 straight in boston, last winning there in march of 2005.players to watch: wolves c karl-anthony towns has scored 74 points with 27 reb






gameday: wolves-suns preview - startribune.com


2:30 p.m. vs. phoenix • fsn, 830-amsuns take their act on the roadpreview: the suns start a six-game road trip after they have just played nine of 10 games at home. included was a 118-110 victory over the wolves on nov. 11 in which the suns used a late 14-0 run to win. young star devin booker and tj warren each scored 35 points in that game, but booker is questionable for sunday because of inflammation in his right big toe. he played 33 minutes with 13 points in a 115-89 home loss to new orleans on friday. … the suns’ only victories in those nine home games were over chicago 113-105 and the wolves. … the two teams play their entire four-game season series by christmas. the suns return to target center on dec. 16 and the wolves go back to phoenix for a dec. 23 game. the wolves’ 3-0 series s






gameday preview: wolves at boston


6:30 p.m. at boston td garden • fsn, 830-amwolves now get big road testpreview: the wolves, winners of three of their past four games, are 6-2 since the all-star game break and 17-13 in their past 30. in the last week they have beaten the l.a. clippers (fifth in the western conference), golden state (first in the west) and washington (third in the east). but they also lost to milwaukee on the road. now the team has to prove it has improved to the point that it can beat an elite team on the road. the celtics are second in the east, two games behind cleveland. boston is 22-9 at home and has won nine straight at td garden. the wolves have lost 10 straight in boston, last winning there in march of 2005.players to watch: wolves c karl-anthony towns has scored 74 points with 27 rebounds in his p






gameday: wolves vs. bulls


preview: the wolves, coming off a thumping at the hands of an injury-riddled new orleans team friday, host a chicago team reeling a bit as well. it will be wolves coach tom thibodeau’s second game against the team he used to coach. the wolves allowed the pelicans to shoot 60 percent, erase an early 15-point wolves lead and pull away by as many as 21 points in the second half. the wolves are 9-7 in games in which they lead by 15 points. the bulls got both dwyane wade and jimmy butler back from injury friday but still lost by 18 in phoenix, prompting coach fred hoiberg to question his team’scompetitiveness. this is the last game in a six-game road swing for the bulls. the wolves rallied from 21 down to win in thibodeau’s return to chicago on dec. 13.players to watch: wolves g ricky rubio is






gameday preview: wolves at l.a. lakers


8:30 p.m. at l.a. lakers • fsn, nba tv (830-am)lottery-bound lakers on movepreview: with their draft pick kept only if they get a top-three pick, the lakers are starting to win after they have lost almost all season. they have beaten memphis, san antonio and sacramento after losing 18 of 20 before that. they still trail phoenix by 1½ games in the race for the nba’s worst record and the best chance at winning the most chances in the lottery. … the lakers won 130-119 in overtime mar. 24 after the wolves blew an eight-point lead in the final 2½ minutes last month at staples center and the wolves won the rematch 119-104 at target center six days later. the wolves are 8-6 in the series since ending the lakers’ 22-game win streak against them in november 2013.players to watch: lakers f julius ra






gameday preview: wolves at portland


9 p.m. vs. portland/moda center • fsn, wcco-830 amblazers are rolling, but can’t catch uppreview: the blazers 110-95 home victory over new york on thursday was their ninth victory in their past 12 games, but they still are chasing denver for the west’s eighth and final playoff game. they’re 2 ½ games behind with 11 games left.because of that postponed game at target center, the wolves and blazers play three times in the next 13 days. the makeup game for the one delayed by court condensation will be played on ncaa final four title night, april 3 … this is the wolves’ first trip to portland this season. they go again april 6 … the blazers lead the season series 1-0, having won 95-89 at target center on new year’s day night.players to watch: blazers g damian lillard’s 30-point night against t






gameday: wolves vs. portland - startribune.com


8 p.m. vs. portland • espn/fsn plus, 830-amperfect homestand on the linepreview: the timberwolves have won four straight overall, seven straight at target center and are 11-3 in their past 14, a streak that began with a one-point victory over portland dec. 18. the wolves are looking to complete a 5-0 homestand for just the second time in franchise history (5-0, january 2001). the blazers enter sunday five games behind the wolves in the northwest division. the blazers have lost two straight after going 6-2 in the eight games before that. the two teams have split the past six games, with all three wolves wins coming by one point.players to watch: wolves c karl-anthony towns came one assist shy of his second career triple-double in friday’s victory over new york, with 23 points, 15 rebounds a






wolves-jazz gameday preview - startribune.com


wolves gameday8 p.m. at utah • fsn, 830-amjazz will be without gobertpreview: stung by the summertime departure of free agent gordon hayward, the jazz (6-7) now is also without star c rudy gobert (13.9 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocks per game) for at least four weeks. gobert sustained a bone bruise in his knee in friday's home loss to miami. …the jazz's 114-106 victory over brooklyn on saturday ended a four-game losing streak. three of those four losses came at home after the jazz started the season 5-0 there.players to watch: with gobert out saturday, rookie guard donovan mitchell led the jazz with 26 points in 25 minutes. derrick favors had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and rodney hood made five threes and scored 19. … former wolves g ricky rubio scored a season-high 30 points against por






gameday preview: wolves at golden state


9:30 p.m. at golden state • oracle arena • fsn plus/espn, 830-amsecond half of back-to-back is a tough onepreview: no problem, right? the timberwolves had their makeup game with portland at target center on monday, then got on a charter for an hours-long flight to california to take on a warriors team that has won 11 in a row, has had a day of rest and is a game clear of san antonio in first place in the western conference. the wolves shocked the warriors in oracle arena in overtime last april 5. it will be tougher this time. the warriors are looking to match their longest winning streak of the season (12) and are a league-best 33-4 at home this season. a victory would give the warriors their 204th victory over three seasons (including playoffs), which would be the most in league history.p






gameday: dallas at wolves


7 p.m. vs. dallas • target center • fsn, 830-amnoel, mavericks are nextpreview: the wolves, who stood pat at thursday’s nba trade deadline, take on a mavericks team that made the well-received move of sending center andrew bogut and justin anderson to philadelphia for nerlens noel. both of these teams are among the half-dozen teams on the outside of the playoff picture looking in, each with 22 victories. the wolves won three of five games going into the all-star game break. dallas lost their last two games before the break. the two teams have split two games this season, each winning at home. the wolves’ win at target center on jan. 9 ended a seven-game skid vs. the mavs. the feb. 24 loss in dallas ended the wolves’ three-game winning streak.players to watch: wolves f/g andrew wiggins is c






wolves-lakers gameday preview - startribune.com


wolves gameday7 p.m. vs. l.a. lakers • fsn, 830-amlakers — well, some of them — awaitpreview: the lakers again are missing three starters, just as they were for last week's 121-104 loss to the wolves on christmas at target center. only this time, brandon ingram is back and guard kentavious caldwell-pope is out while he serves a 25-day jail sentence that allows him out to play games and practice but only in the state of california. he violated probation by failing to comply with drug and alcohol screenings. rookie sensation lonzo ball did not make the trip to houston and minnesota. he and veteran center brook lopez remain out injured. … the lakers had lost five consecutive games and eight of their past nine entering a new year's eve game at houston that was for them, like the wolves, the fi






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7 p.m. vs. l.a. lakers • fsn, 830-amlakers — well, some of them — awaitpreview: the lakers again are missing three starters, just as they were for last week’s 121-104 loss to the wolves on christmas at target center. only this time, brandon ingram is back and guard kentavious caldwell-pope is out while he serves a 25-day jail sentence that allows him out to play games and practice but only in the state of california. he violated probation by failing to comply with drug and alcohol screenings. rookie sensation lonzo ball did not make the trip to houston and minnesota. he and veteran center brook lopez remain out injured. … the lakers have lost five consecutive games and nine of their past 10 after sunday’s 148-142 double-overtime game at houston that was for them, like the wolves, the first






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9 p.m. at sacramento • fsn, nbatv, 830-amno road game is easy for wolvespreview: the wolves used a balanced effort to beat chicago on saturday in their first game after jimmy butler’s knee injury. now they play the kings (18-41), and that should make wolves fans nervous. first, because the game is on the road, and second, it’s against a bad team. the wolves have lost their past seven road games and 12 of their past 13. against the bottom four teams in each conference the wolves are 1-6 on the road.players to watch: wolves c karl-anthony towns has averaged 29.5 points in two wins vs. sacramento this year, his highest average vs. any team. g jeff teague is coming off a 25-point, seven-rebound, seven-assist game saturday. he has averaged 22.0 points, 6.3 assists and is shooting 58.2 percent i






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7 p.m. vs. orlando • target center • fsn, 830-ampreview: the timberwolves end a three-game homestand coming off a 20-point victory over brooklyn on urday, their fourth victory by 20 or more points this season (the wolves had two all last season). it was the fifth time in 10 games the team has s 50 percent or better. for the second game in a row the wolves face a struggling opponent playing on the second night of back-to-back games, although orlando (19-30) won for only the third time in 13 games when it beat toronto 114-113 on sunday behind c nikola vucevic’s 25 points and 10 rebounds. the wolves won by 16 at orlando on nov. 9, but the magic has won 13 of the past 16 meetings.players to watch: wolves c karl-anthony towns is coming off a his ninth 30-point game of the season, with 37 points






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9:30 p.m. at portland • moda center • tnt, 830-amafter 4 wins in a row, blazers gaining on wolvespreview: the 35-26 blazers are coming up fast from behind the west’s third-place wolves. they trail by a half-game now that they’ve won four in a row, including all three since all-star break after tuesday’s 116-99 home victory over sacramento. the wolves beat the kings 118-100 the night before. the blazers’ streak includes a home victory over golden state heading into all-star break and a victory at utah after it. …the two teams end their four-game season series. the wolves won both home games; the blazers won at home a month ago. the wolves can win the tiebreaker if they need it come playoff time with a victory. … note the 9:30 p.m. start because the game is the nightcap to tnt’s thursday dou






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preview: the pistons’ 118-98 home victory over new orleans on wednesday ended a three-game losing streak. they had lost six of nine games before beating the pelicans. the pistons are 13-10 at home after having won four of their past five at the palace and 9-17 on the road after they started the season 1-8. … the pistons have won the past three games between the two teams, including the first meeting this season, 117-90 at target center in december. that was the wolves’ worst loss this season until wednesday’s 125-97 defeat at cleveland.players to watch: wolves c karl-anthony towns has decided not to defend his all-star skills challenge won last season in toronto. … pistons center andre drummond delivered a 22-point, 22-rebound night in that december game and is averaging 14.6 points, 13.6






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7 p.m. vs. l.a. clippers • target center • fsn (830-am)wolves need a run for playoffspreview: after an unexpected day off thanks to monday’s postponement because of unsafe playing conditions, the wolves get a clippers team coming off an impressive victory over boston, the start of a very difficult two-game stretch; minnesota hosts golden state on friday. the wolves have won four of their past six games and entered tuesday’s slate of nba games 3½ games out of the eighth spot in the western conference. the clippers have been up and down in the six games since point guard chris paul returned from a thumb injury, going 3-3, but appear to be returning to form.players to watch: pg ricky rubio is coming off his fifth career triple-double in saturday’s loss in san antonio. c karl-anthony towns is






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7 p.m. vs. new orleans • target center • fsn, 830-ampreview: the wolves broke a four-game losing streak with wednesday’s 112-109 victory over toronto, the second game in a season-long six-game homestand. it marked the third-biggest comeback of the season for the wolves, who were down 13 points in the second quarter. the pelicans have lost five of six games, including a 33-point whipping at the hands of utah in new orleans on wednesday. it was new orleans’ worst loss of the season. the pelicans beat the wolves by 21 points in new orleans nov. 23, with anthony davis scoring 45 points.players to watch: wolves g/f andrew wiggins is coming off a 31-point, five-rebound, six- ist game vs. toronto, his seventh game with 30 or more points this season. c karl-anthony towns is coming off a 29-point,






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7 p.m. vs. san antonio • target center • fsn, 830 amspurs won past 12 games vs. wolvespreview: the wolves ended a two-game losing streak monday with a victory at utah. the spurs had won three of four games heading into their game at dallas on tuesday. the spurs (8-5) have the same record as the wolves, even though f kawhi leonard and g tony parker have not yet played. the spurs ended the game on a 16-7 run to beat the wolves 107-99 in the teams’ season opener. the spurs have won the past 12 games in the series, including the last six at target center.players to watch: three wolves players had double-doubles monday. f taj gibson had his fourth double-double in six games, a stretch in which he has averaged 12.7 points and 10 rebounds. c karl-anthony towns had 24 points and 13 rebounds and g/






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