Target Center will host a meeting between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Dallas Mavericks. The Timberwolves currently hold a 15-15 record and have shown signs of being both a good and bad team this season. On the other end, the Mavericks have won their fair share of games and enter the game with a 17-13 record. This game is scheduled to start at 8:00 pm EST and FSN-SW and FSN-N will be providing coverage of the contest.
The Timberwolves look for another win today after dominating the Bucks, 117-95. Kevin Love fueled the Timberwolves, recording his 27th double-double of the season with 33 points and 15 rebounds. The Mavericks, meanwhile, are coming off a huge win over the Bulls, 105-83. Vince Carter was one of the best players on the court, posting 18 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. The Timberwolves have emerged victorious in both contests against the Mavericks this year, including a 112-106 victory in their last matchup. Despite the loss, Monta Ellis had a standout performance with 26 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, and 3 3PM.
It'll be a showdown of two heavyweights, as the high-powered offense of the Mavericks (fourth in the league with an offensive efficiency of 105.8) takes the court against the elite defense of the Timberwolves (fourth in the NBA with a defensive efficiency of 108.4).