wolves gameday

7 p.m. VS. Utah • target center • FSN, 830-AM

Preview: The Wolves, losers of 10 in a row and 15 of their past 16 games, will try to end a 10-game losing streak against the Jazz, which had won five of seven games heading into its game against Atlanta on Friday night. The Wolves, easily the worst team in the Western Conference, have only one more victory than Philadelphia, which is in last place in the Eastern Conference. Utah beat the Wolves in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, coming back from 10 down in the fourth quarter.

Players to watch: Wolves F Andrew Wiggins is coming off a 27-point performance against Sacramento on Thursday. It was the second-highest total of his rookie season. C Gorgui Dieng had his seventh double-double vs. the Kings, and he has blocked two or more shots in five consecutive games. Jazz G Trey Burke had his season high of 26 points vs. Minnesota on Tuesday.

Numbers: The Wolves have three home victories, tied for second fewest in the league. The Wolves have allowed 100 or more points in each of the past 10 games, all losses. Minnesota is 4-1 when allowing less than 100 points. Four of the past six meetings between the Wolves and the Jazz have been decided by three or fewer points.

Injuries: Wolves G Ricky Rubio (ankle), C Nikola Pekovic (ankle) and G Kevin Martin (wrist) are out. Jazz G Alec Burks (shoulder) is out.

Kent Youngblood