Preview: The Wolves have lost eight in a row. The Thunder entered its game against Sacramento on Friday with the best record in the Western Conference.
Players to watch: Wolves G J.J. Barea has scored in double figures in five consecutive games. Thunder F Kevin Durant and G Russell Westbrook have each totaled 73 points in two games vs. the Wolves this season.
Numbers: Sixteen of the past 21 games between the two teams have been decided by nine points or fewer. The Wolves are 3-18 in that stretch. The Wolves have lost 11 in a row to the Thunder.
Injuries: Wolves PG Ricky Rubio (knee surgery) and C Darko Milicic (hamstring) are out. F Kevin Love (concussion), PG Luke Ridnour (ankle sprain), and G Wayne Ellington (back spasms) are doubtful. For the Thunder, G Eric Maynor (torn knee ligament) is out.
|Atlanta - A. Wood||12:05 PM|
|Philadelphia - A. Burnett|
|Cleveland - D. Salazar||12:08 PM|
|Detroit - J. Verlander|
|Toronto - R. Dickey||12:10 PM|
|Minnesota - K. Gibson|
|Seattle - E. Ramirez||1:05 PM|
|Texas - T. Scheppers|
|Los Angeles - H. Ryu||2:45 PM|
|San Francisco - M. Bumgarner|
|Colorado - F. Morales||5:40 PM|
|San Diego - I. Kennedy|
|St. Louis - A. Wainwright||6:05 PM|
|Washington - T. Jordan|
|Milwaukee - Y. Gallardo||6:05 PM|
|Pittsburgh - E. Volquez|
|NY Yankees - C. Sabathia||6:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - D. Price|
|Toronto - D. McGowan||6:10 PM|
|Minnesota - M. Pelfrey|
|Boston - J. Lester||7:10 PM|
|Chicago WSox - C. Sale|
|Kansas City - J. Shields||7:10 PM|
|Houston - S. Feldman|
|Los Angeles||9:30 PM|