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Game Thread #46: Wolves vs. Pacers

The Minnesota Timberwolves (17-28) take on the Indiana Pacers (22-22).

NBA: Indiana Pacers at Minnesota Timberwolves Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves (17-28) square off against the Indiana Pacers (22-22).

Target Center (Minneapolis, MN)
7:00 pm CST (TV coverage on Fox Sports North)

As mentioned in the game preview, the Wolves are in search of their first four-game winning streak since 2012. Even more interesting is this stat via Timberwolves PR:

The Wolves have clearly been playing better as of late, and have the record to show for it:

As for the Pacers, they have lost their last three games, including losses against the Lakers and Knicks. As for injuries, Aaron Brooks (knee) and Monta Ellis (ankle) are PROBABLE while Rodney Stuckey (hamstring) is OUT. On the Wolves side, you guessed it: no Pekovic (ankle).

Expected Starting Lineups

Minnesota Timberwolves
PG - Ricky Rubio
SG - Zach LaVine
SF - Andrew Wiggins
PF - Gorgui Dieng
C - Karl-Anthony Towns

Indiana Pacers
PG - Jeff Teague
SG - C.J. Miles
SF - Paul George
PF - Thaddeus Young
C - Myles Turner

For in-game analysis, news, and updates, be sure to follow @canishoopus and @IndyCornrows (our dear friends over at SBNation Indiana).

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