wolves gameday

7 p.m. at Oklahoma City • Chesapeake Energy Arena • TV: FSN Plus, 830-AM

Preview: The Thunder has lost two of its past three games and four of its past seven. The loss ended a seven-game home winning streak. Before that, the Thunder had won 14 of its past 15 games there. … The Thunder remains without star forward Kevin Durant, who has missed the past 10 games because of soreness in a formerly fractured foot that caused him to miss the season’s first 17 games. The Thunder now relies on point guard Russell Westbrook, who had five triple-doubles in six games.

Players to watch: This is the first game between the teams since the Thunder made a flurry of trade-deadline deals that brought center Enes Kanter and forward Steve Novak from Utah and forward Kyle Singler and guard D.J. Augustin from Detroit. With Durant out, Singler is starting at small forward and Kanter at center. Kanter is averaging 14.7 points, 8.8 rebounds in 28.2 minutes since the trade. Singler is averaging 3.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 19 minutes in 10 starts since then. … Kevin Garnett is expected to play against the Thunder after he had rested a sore knee the previous two games.

Injuries: Wolves C Nikola Pekovic (ankle) is questionable, F Anthony Bennett (sprained ankle), F Shabazz Muhammad (finger surgery) and F Robbie Hummel (fractured hand) are out. Durant (foot soreness) is out for the Thunder.

JERRY ZGODA