Monday: vs. Houston, 7 p.m. (FSN). Wednesday: at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. (FSN). Friday: vs. San Antonio, 7 p.m. (FSN).

Player to watch: J.J. Barea, Wolves It'll be a memorable night in Dallas on Wednesday, when Barea returns to the arena where he played for five seasons and helped the Mavericks win last season's NBA title. Owner Mark Cuban scheduled the Mavericks' championship ring ceremony for the Wolves' visit purposely as a thank you to Barea.

Voices "By myself, in the gym." — Wolves coach Rick Adelman when asked if he ever made the kind of move Ricky Rubio made Wednesday night -- a 360-degree whirl of the ball around his waist during a layup drive -- when he played as an NBA point guard long ago.