Preview: The Warriors had lost seven consecutive games and 14 of their past 16 entering Saturday's game at Houston, and Sunday's game is their third in as many nights. Detroit also played its third game in three nights when the Wolves jumped to a 23-point lead Thursday before winning 91-80 in Auburn Hills, Mich. ...The equally injury-ravaged Warriors are starting four rookies: forward Jeremy Tyler, center Mickell Gladness and guards Charles Jenkins and Klay Thompson, son of former Gophers great Mychal Thompson.
Player to watch: Wolves G J.J. Barea has started the past nine games for injured Luke Ridnour, and he's averaging 15.8 points and 9.4 assists while playing 35.3 minutes in those nine games. He had five double-doubles in his first 343 NBA games and now has six in his past 11 after Thursday's 13-point, 12-assist night at Detroit.
Injuries: Wolves F Kevin Love (concussion, strained neck) and G Ridnour (sprained ankle) are game-time decisions. G Ricky Rubio (knee surgery) and C Darko Milicic (hamstring or something) are out. Warriors C Andrew Bogut (broken ankle), G Steph Curry (sprained ankle) and F David Lee (groin) are out, C Andris Biedrins (mild concussion) and G Nate Robinson (hamstring) are listed as day-to-day.
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: V. Mazzaro||4|
|Baltimore - LP: K. Gausman||6||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: B. Morrow||12|
|Cleveland - WP: Z. McAllister||12||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: R. Dempster||3|
|Minnesota - LP: J. Burton||6||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: J. Benoit||7|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Blanton||5||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: E. Santana||4|
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