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Minnesota Timberwolves (21-23)


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L 107-149
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Timberwolves' bounce-back chance comes vs. Spurs

When the season started, people were talking about the Minnesota Timberwolves for all the right reasons -- as a team poised to become a force in the Western Conference.

But the reality has not followed the expectations, and the Timberwolves are still trying to find themselves and develop momentum as they host the San Antonio Spurs on Friday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

The latest head-scratching performance from Minnesota came during a 149-107 face-plant at home against Philadelphia on Tuesday in the return to the Twin Cities by former Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler.

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Leaders
Points: Karl-Anthony Towns22.2
Rebounds: Karl-Anthony Towns12.4
Assists: Jeff Teague8.1
FG%: Taj Gibson55.7%
Steals: Robert Covington2.11
Blocks: Karl-Anthony Towns1.93
Defense (Rank)
Points: 111.9 (19)
Rebounds: 46.0 (23)
Assists: 25.9 (28)
FG%: 46.2% (18)
FT%: 76.2% (14)
3P%: 37.4% (30)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 111.5 (15)
Rebounds: 44.5 (21)
Assists: 24.5 (13)
FG%: 45.0% (23)
FT%: 79.1% (8)
3P%: 35.5% (14)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Denver 29 14 .674 --
Oklahoma City 26 17 .605 3.0
Portland 27 19 .587 3.5
Utah 25 21 .543 5.5
Minnesota 21 23 .477 8.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/6/2019 James Nunnally Waived
11/12/2018 Dario Saric Traded Part of five-player trade
11/12/2018 Robert Covington Traded Part of five-player trade
11/12/2018 Jerryd Bayless Traded Part of five-player trade
10/14/2018 Darius Johnson-Odom Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
1/16/2019 Tyus Jones Sprained left ankle
1/15/2019 Jeff Teague Sprained left ankle
1/1/2019 Robert Covington Sore right knee
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