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Game Thread #78: Wolves at Blazers

The Minnesota Timberwolves (31-46) take on the Portland Trail Blazers (38-40).

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Minnesota Timberwolves Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves (31-46) visit the Portland Trail Blazers (38-40).

Moda Center (Portland, OR)
9:30 pm CST (TV coverage on TNT)

For a breakdown of tonight’s game, check out this game preview. The Wolves will look to even the season series with the Blazers tonight as they continue their four-game road trip. After tonight, the Wolves will head to Utah for their matchup Friday and then travel south to Los Angeles for a Sunday night contest against the Lakers.

Tonight’s “pregame stat of the night” is courtesy of our friends at Timberwolves PR:

Injury Report

Zach LaVine (knee), Nemanja Bjelica (ankle), and Nikola Pekovic (ankle) are all OUT for the Wolves this evening. As for the Blazers, Jusuf Nurkic (leg), Ed Davis (shoulder), and Festus Ezeli (knee) are OUT.

Game Coverage

With only four games remaining after tonight, opportunities to watch the Wolves this season are becoming scarce. Be sure to follow @canishoopus and @blazersedge (our friends over at SBNation Portland) for in-game coverage and analysis.

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