Gameday preview: L.A. Lakers at Wolves

  • March 27, 2014 - 10:03 PM

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7 P.M. VS. lakers target center fsn, 830-AM

Preview: The Wolves ended a three-game losing streak with Wednesday’s victory over Atlanta, and returned to .500 for the 19th time this season.They look to become a winning team yet again against a Lakers squad that’s having a very difficult season. But the Lakers entered their game at Milwaukee on Thursday night having won two in a row, including a 127-96 victory over the Knicks.

Players to watch: Lakers SG Jodie Meeks had scored in double figures in eight consecutive games heading into Thursday, averaging 18.9 points in that stretch. Former Wolves forward Wes Johnson is averaging 9.1 points and 4.0 rebounds per game.

Injuries: Wolves C Ronny Turiaf (knee) and guard A.J. Price (appendectomy) are out. C Nikola Pekovic (ankle) is doubtful. For the Lakers, G Kobe Bryant (knee) and G Jordan Farmar (groin) were listed as being out for Thursday’s game at Milwaukee. C Pau Gasol (vertigo) and G Steve Nash (nerve root irritation) were doubtful and G/F Xavier Henry (wrist) and C Chris Kaman (foot) were probable.

Kent Youngblood

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