Preview: After having a two-game winning streak stopped in Boston, the Wolves will try to get back to .500 against a Cavaliers team that has lost three in a row and seven of eight. Both teams have played much of the season without key players.
Players to watch: Wolves G J.J. Barea has scored in double figures in three consecutive games. G Luke Ridnour has scored 10 or more in five in a row. C Nikola Pekovic has averaged 12.2 points and 9.6 rebounds the past five games. Cleveland C Anderson Varejao is averaging 15 points and a league-leading 15.4 rebounds per game. F Alonzo Gee (11.9) and G Jeremy Pargo (11.5) also average in double figures.
Numbers: Cleveland has allowed opponents 100.8 points per game, seventh most in the league. Cleveland won the only meeting between the teams last season.
Injuries: For the Wolves, PG Ricky Rubio (knee surgery), F Chase Budinger (knee surgery) and G Brandon Roy (knee surgery) are out. F Andrei Kirilenko (back spasms) is questionable. Cleveland G Kyrie Irving (finger fracture) will miss his ninth game and rookie G Dion Waiters (ankle) is questionable.
|Cleveland - LP: C. Carrasco||6||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: K. Lobstein||8|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Arrieta||5||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - LP: A. DeSclafani||2|
|Washington - LP: G. Gonzalez||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: D. Haren||6|
|Toronto - LP: M. Buehrle||1||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: C. Archer||5|
|Atlanta - LP: T. Cahill||4||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: J. Williams||5|
|Boston - LP: W. Miley||7||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: B. Norris||18|
|St. Louis||3||Top 9th Inning|
|Kansas City - LP: K. Herrera||2||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - WP: D. Robertson||3|
|Kansas City||3||Top 7th Inning|
|Texas||2||Bottom 5th Inning|
|Houston||3||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|Los Angeles||0||Top 4th Inning|
|Pittsburgh||2||Top 3rd Inning|
|Minnesota||2||Top 4th Inning|
|NY Mets - J. Niese||7:05 PM|
|NY Yankees - N. Eovaldi|
|LA Clippers||61||3rd Qtr 7:20|
|St. Louis||1||3rd Prd|
|Los Angeles||4:00 PM|
|Red Bull New York|
|Toronto FC||6:00 PM|