7 p.m. vs. Magic • FSN, 830-AM
Team is shorthanded but back home
Wolves update: The injury bug that cost the Wolves in Wednesday’s loss to the Celtics will carry over into Friday’s game against Orlando. Forward Robert Covington is already listed out because of right knee soreness extending from Monday’s loss at New Orleans. Derrick Rose is again doubtful because of a right ankle issue while Jeff Teague is questionable because of a left ankle. Rose has missed the past three games, Teague the past nine. … Andrew Wiggins is coming off one of his best games. He scored a season-high 31 points against the Celtics.
Magic update: The Magic have won three of their past four, including a 29-point win over Toronto at home on Dec. 28. … Center Nikola Vucevic is averaging a career-high 20.3 points per game while shooting a career-best 53 percent, which includes 38 percent from three-point range. … Forward Aaron Gordon is shooting a career-high 37 percent on threes, while veteran point guard D.J. Augustin is shooting a career-best 46 percent from the field. … Rookie Mo Bamba, who had a rap song named after him reach the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 last year, is fifth among rookies with 1.4 blocks per game. … The Magic rank 27th in offensive rating (105 points per 100 possessions) and 14th in defense (108.3).chris hine