WOLVES’ WEEK AHEAD

Sunday: 6 p.m. vs. Houston

Tuesday: 7 p.m. vs. L.A. Clippers

Friday: 6:30 p.m. at New York

Saturday: 5 p.m. at Philadelphia

All games on FSN

 

Player to watch: James Harden, Rockets

Target Center fans will get their last look this season — the playoffs excluded, perhaps — at Harden and his devastating crossover move that Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns sought pointers about at All-Star weekend in February.

VOICES

“There’s no more smiling, no more buddy-buddy stuff. We’re trying to do something special.”

Wolves veteran forward Taj Gibson on games that are growing more competitive as the Western Conference playoff race tightens.