6:30 p.m. at Toronto • FSN Plus, 830-AM
Raptors rebounded well after loss to Wolves
Preview: The 33-15 Raptors have won two of their past three games after the Wolves beat them 115-109 at Target Center a week ago Saturday. Since then, they won at Atlanta and lost to Utah and beat the Los Angeles Lakers at home. … The Raptors have beaten the Wolves the past 13 times in Toronto, dating to the last Wolves’ victory there on Jan. 21, 2004. … Andrew Wiggins scored 29 points and Karl-Anthony Towns scored all of his 22 points in the second half and the Wolves rallied from 11 points behind to beat the Raptors on Jan. 20, while Jimmy Butler missed the first of four games because of a sore knee. … It will be the second half of an Eastern Conference back-to-back for the Wolves, who lost Monday at Atlanta. … Raptors coach Dwane Casey will coach Team LeBron in the All-Star Game.
Players to watch: The Raptors’ backcourt of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan is headed to the All-Star Game in Los Angeles, with DeRozan chosen as a starter. DeRozan ranks 12th in the league in scoring (24.5 points per game) and third in free throws made and the Raptors are 11-1 this season when he scores at least 30 points. Lowry ranks 10th in the NBA in assists (6.6 per game) and eighth in three-pointers made. He also is averaging a career-high 6.0 rebounds.
Injuries: Neither team reports any injuries.