Gameday preview: Wolves at Oklahoma City

  • February 4, 2014 - 10:27 PM

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Preview: The Wolves play on the back end of the first of two back-to-backs this week, facing a very hot Oklahoma City team, winner of 11 of its past 12 games. This is the final game between the teams this season. Minnesota won the first, at home, but the Thunder has won the past two.

Players to watch: Kevin Love had averaged 33 points in his four games leading into Tuesday’s game with the Lakers at Target Center. PG Ricky Rubio has scored in double figures in two of three games vs. the Thunder this season. Thunder F Kevin Durant was held to 13 points in the first meeting with the Wolves, but he has scored 80 points total in the past two. F Serge Ibaka has averaged 18.6 points and shot 61.6 percent in his past 12 games.

Numbers: The Thunder is 21-3 at home this season.

Injuries: Wolves C Nikola Pekovic (ankle bursitis) is out. Thunder G Russell Westbrook (knee) is out.

Kent Youngblood

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