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Gameday: Timberwolves at Sacramento

  • March 20, 2013 - 11:57 PM

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9 P.M. at Sacramento • no tv, 830-AM

Preview: The Wolves are 7-26 on the road this season, having lost their past eight road games. But they have winnable games at Sacramento and Phoenix on Friday. The Kings have won three of their past four home games.

Players to watch: Wolves G Luke Ridnour, the only player on the roster not to miss a game this season, has shot 50 percent his past five games. F Derrick Williams’ streak of scoring in double figures ended at 12 in Memphis. Kings G Marcus Thornton came off the bench to score 25 points vs. the Clippers on Tuesday, hitting six of 10 three-pointers. G/F Tyreke Evans has averaged 20.2 points over his past five games.

Numbers: This is the third and final meeting between the teams; the Wolves won the first two.

Injuries: Wolves F Kevin Love (hand surgery), G Malcolm Lee (hip and knee surgery) and G Brandon Roy (right knee) are out; F Chase Budinger (knee surgery) is questionable. Kings F James Johnson (personal reasons) is out.

KENT YOUNGBLOOD

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