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7 P.M. VS. MEMPHIS • T.CENTER • NO TV, 830-AM

Game Day: Memphis at Wolves

  • April 16, 2012 - 11:16 PM

Preview: This is the last chance this season for the Wolves to break their losing streak to the Grizzlies, which now stands at seven games. That includes three in a row at Target Center. All three losses to Memphis this season have been by seven points or fewer. ... The Grizzlies have lost two of their past three games, including a 13-point loss at New Orleans on Sunday. Memphis was in fifth place in the Western Conference standings entering Monday's games.

Players to watch: Wolves guard J.J. Barea had 17 points and six assists in his only game vs. Memphis this season. F Michael Beasley had one of his four double-doubles this season against the Grizzlies. ... Grizzlies F Rudy Gay has averaged 20 points in three games vs. the Wolves this season.

Injuries: Wolves C Darko Milicic (hamstring) and G Ricky Rubio (knee surgery) are out. F Kevin Love (concussion) and G Luke Ridnour (ankle sprain) are doubtful. ... Grizzlies F/C Darrell Arthur (Achilles) is out.

KENT YOUNGBLOOD

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