Wolves’ Week Ahead

Monday: 7 p.m. vs. Portland (FSN)

Thursday: 7 p.m. vs. Miami (FSN+)

Saturday: 5 p.m. at Chicago (FSN+)


Player to watch: Damian Lillard, Portland

The Blazers lost four starters from last season — including star LaMarcus Aldridge as a free agent to Portland — but they still have perhaps the best clutch young point guard in the association.



“The Utah Jazz.”

— TNT analyst Charles Barkley’s answer on the Thursday night “Who He Play For” segment when asked about Andre Miller. Barkley went 0-for-5 and didn’t know or remember that the Timberwolves signed the 39-year-old guard last summer.