Minnesota takes on Sacramento, seeks 5th straight home win

Sacramento Kings (27-21, third in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (27-25, sixth in the Western Conference)

Minneapolis; Monday, 8pm EST

BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota hosts Sacramento looking to continue its four-game home winning streak.

The Timberwolves are 18-16 against Western Conference opponents. Minnesota averages 15.3 turnovers per game and is 15- when it wins the turnover battle.

The Kings have gone 15-10 against Western Conference opponents. Sacramento is ninth in the Western Conference scoring 51.3 points per game in the paint led by Domantas Sabonis averaging 11.9.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Timberwolves won the last matchup 117-110 on Jan 29. Anthony Edwards scored 34 points to help lead the Timberwolves to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: D’Angelo Russell is averaging 17.8 points and 6.3 assists for the Timberwolves. Edwards is averaging 27.5 points over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

Sabonis is averaging 18.5 points, 12.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists for the Kings. Keegan Murray is averaging 3.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Sacramento.

LAST 10 GAMES: Timberwolves: 7-3, averaging 116.8 points, 37.8 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 9.5 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 49.8% from the field. Their opponents averaged 112.7 points per game.

Kings: 7-3, averaging 124.1 points, 42.9 rebounds, 29.0 assists, 5.4 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 51.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.2 points.

INJURIES: Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns: out (calf), Jordan McLaughlin: out (calf), Taurean Prince: out (ankle).

Kings: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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