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Game Thread #39: Wolves vs. Rockets

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The Minnesota Timberwolves (12-26) take on the Houston Rockets (31-9).

NBA: Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves (12-26) square off against the Houston Rockets (31-9).

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

7:00 CST on Fox Sports North

Looking for a breakdown of tonight’s matchup? This game preview has you covered!

Fun (and extremely crazy) fact of the night:

As for injury news:

So for now, Zach LaVine (hip) will remain QUESTIONABLE and Nikola Pekovic (ankle) is OUT. On the Rockets’ side, Eric Gordon (toe) and Clint Capela (knee) are OUT. With LaVine possibly sidelined, it will be interesting to see who replaces him in the starting lineup (Brandon Rush maybe?) and how Thibs staggers his starters to help alleviate the current issues with bench production (or lack thereof). Get well soon, Zach!

For game coverage, follow my guy John Meyer who will be live-tweeting the game from the Target Center. Additionally, be sure to follow @canishoopus and @DreamShakeSBN (our great friends over at SBNation Houston).

The game thread is open and ready for business. Be kind. Unwind. Let’s talk Wolves.