NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Friday, February 9th (All times eastern)
Minnesota Timberwolves (23-26) at Memphis Grizzlies (12-38), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Minnesota Timberwolves try to make it two wins in a row when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at the FedExForum.
Ricky Davis finished with 26 points and Mark Blount netted 22 to lead the Timberwolves over the Golden State Warriors, 121-93, on Wednesday at the Target Center.
Kevin Garnett recorded a triple-double with 17 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in the win over the Warriors for Minnesota, which ended a four-game losing streak.
Minnesota is 9-17 on the road this season. The Timberwolves return home to host the Boston Celtics on Sunday and the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday at the Target Center.
Memphis enters tonight's contest on a four-game losing streak. Dirk Nowitzki posted 38 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, as the Dallas Mavericks knocked off the Grizzlies, 113-97, at American Airlines Center.
Pau Gasol, who is the subject of trade rumors, posted 29 points and nine boards in the loss to the Mavericks for Memphis, which has dropped six of its last seven games overall. Mike Miller scored 21 points for the Grizzlies, while Alexander Johnson added 10 points and 10 rebounds in defeat.
The Grizzlies are 9-17 at home this season. They have dropped three in a row at the FedExForum.
This is the second contest of the campaign between the clubs this season. On January 12th, Garnett finished with 28 points and 11 rebounds to lift the Timberwolves past Memphis, 116-110, at FedExForum.
Minnesota has won 16 of its last 21 at the Grizzlies.
02/09 10:43:17 ET