Sunday: at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.

Monday: vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m. )

Wednesday: at Denver, 8 p.m. )

Friday: vs. Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

Sun: ESPN. Mon, Wed: FSN. Fri: FSN, NBA TV


Player to watch: Russell Westbrook, Thunder

The Timberwolves’ first Christmas Day appearance features a man threatening to average a triple-double for the entire season. Through his first 28 games, he averaged 31.3 points (first in the NBA), 10.8 assists (second) and 10.5 rebounds (13th).


“well, everything stresses me.”

Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau when asked if his team was just careless enough with the ball to stress him during Wednesday’s victory at Atlanta.