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The Minnesota Timberwolves take on the Brooklyn Nets at Target Center. The Timberwolves have shown signs of being a decent team during the beginning of this season, entering today's game with a record of 7-6. On the other hand, the visiting Nets are below .500 on the year, coming in with a 3-8 record. This game will begin at 8:00 pm EST and YES and FSN-N will be providing coverage of the contest.

The Timberwolves are regrouping after their loss to the Clippers, 102-98. Despite the loss, Kevin Martin earned his first double-double of the year. He recorded 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolves. The Nets, meanwhile, are coming off a 95-91 loss at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats. Andray Blatche had a team-high 25 points.

The frequency with which Brooklyn shoots free throws could play a key factor in this game. They rank fifth in the league in FTA rate (34.3), but Minnesota is among the best in the NBA at keeping opponents off the line (ranking second by allowing a FTA rate of 20.5).


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