7 p.m. vs. Sacramento • Target Center • FSN, 830-AM
Another chance at slowing Kings
Wolves update: The Wolves again come back home sulking from a winless road trip after going 0-4 against Portland, Golden State, Sacramento and Phoenix. The Wolves get a chance to get back at the Kings, who scored a season-high 141 points against them Wednesday. … Forward Taj Gibson is expected back in the lineup after missing Saturday’s loss at Phoenix because of personal reasons. Dario Saric made his first start with the Wolves in his place and posted a double-double (15 points, 11 rebounds).
Kings update: The second-fastest-paced offense in the league comes to Target Center; the Kings already used it to beat the Wolves twice in Sacramento this season. … Nemanja Bjelica got back at his former team in Wednesday’s victory with a 25-point performance on 9-for-15 shooting. Also going 9-for-15 in the game was Bogdan Bogdanovic, who finished with 20 points. The Kings shot 50 percent from three-point range Wednesday (19-for-38) while the Wolves shot 41 percent (9-for-22). … Second-year guard De’Aaron Fox (18.1 points per game) has increased his three-point percentage this season from 31 percent to 41.