UPDATE: Teague is in the starting lineup.

From earlier:

The Timberwolves list starting point guard Jeff Teague in their latest injury report as questionable for tonight's game at Oklahoma City, but he sounded at the morning shootaround like a man who intends to play.



He said he'll decide for sure after warming up tonight.

"See how it goes," he said. "Hopefully, I'll be out there tonight."

Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau ruled Nemanja Bjelica out tonight because of that mid-foot sprain in the same left foot that required surgery last March.

Also today, the NBA announced it has fined New Orleans' Anthony Davis $25,000 for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection during Wednesday's game against the Wolves.

Bjelica before Wednesday's game in New Orleans said he was very hopeful he'd play Friday.

Thibodeau called Teague "very close."

"That's a fair assessment," Teague said.

Teague had played in 168 consecutive games until he now has missed the last four games because of soreness in his right Achilles.

"I don't want to come on a trip and not be able to help the team in some kind of way," Teague said. "I want to be out there on the floor. I get paid to play and I like to play."

The Wolves already have beaten the Thunder twice and now play it a third time in the same arena where Andrew Wiggins made that buzzer-beating heave from between half-court and the top of the key during an Oct. 27 game.

I asked Wiggins this morning if he went over and kissed that spot on the floor yet.

"Nah," he said, laughing. "But good memories in here. I had a good game the last time I was in here. The whole team did. Hopefully, we can do it again."


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