Philadelphia 76ers (25-28)
Minnesota Timberwolves (13-40)
TV: Comcast SportsNet, NBA League Pass Channel 5
Tip Time: 8:00 EST
Location: Target Center
Vegas Line: 5 (Sixers)
Previous Meetings: none
Mortal Enemies of the Night: Canis Hoopus
76ers vs Timberwolves coverage
- The T'Wolves are the fastest-paced team in the NBA, but have the lowest assist rate.
- They're the best offensive rebounding team in the league, thanks to Kevin Love, but they're one of the worst defensive teams.
- The T'Wolves turn the ball over at the second highest rate in the NBA, playing into the Sixers advantage of scoring in transition.
- The Sixers are 8-19 on the road this season, but have won three of their last four.
- The Wolves are 9-16 at home this season.
- The Wolves last home win was January 29 against the Pacers.
- The Sixers last road win was in Atlanta on Tuesday.
- The Wolves are 3-10 in their last 13 games.
- The Sixers are 8-3 in their last 11 games.
- The Sixers are 1.5 games behind the Knicks for the sixth seed, who play in New Jersey tonight.
- Luke Ridnour, Martell Webster, Michael Beasley, and Darko Milicic all missed Minnesota's game yesterday.
- Tony Battie missed yesterday's game against the Spurs.
- Evan Turner will continue to play through back spasms.
- 112-99 Sixers