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:
Tonight marked the first time in team history that the Wolves have won three consecutive games, all by three points or fewer.— Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) January 25, 2017
The Wolves have clearly been playing better as of late, and have the record to show for it:
NBA's best records since January 9th... pic.twitter.com/uH7ZlsqPnV— Alan Horton (@WolvesRadio) January 25, 2017
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
PG - Ricky Rubio
SG - Zach LaVine
SF - Andrew Wiggins
PF - Gorgui Dieng
C - Karl-Anthony Towns
PG - Jeff Teague
SG - C.J. Miles
SF - Paul George
PF - Thaddeus Young
C - Myles Turner
The game thread is open and ready for business. Be kind. Unwind. Let’s go Wolves.