The Wolves are trying to bounce back from a loss to the Lakers as they battle Oklahoma City tonight. Minnesota has won three of their last six, due in large part to the scoring of Michael Beasley.
Super Scorer Beasley on a roll
First 7 Games
Last 6 Games
The Wolves will need Kevin Love to bounce back. He had turned in four solid games in a row prior to being shut out by the Lakers on Friday.
Where is the Love? Kevin struggles vs Lakers
Previous 4 Gms
The Wolves will have to try to find some defensive answers, which has been a problem lately. They have allowed more than 110 points in each of their last four games.
The Need for D Wolves struggle for stops
Last four games
Pts Allwd 111.8
Opp FG% 48.0
Opp 3FG% 44.8
Defense has been a problem on the road all season. The Wolves are among the worst in the NBA in road defense.
Runover on the Road Wolves defense away from Target Center
(30th in NBA)
They may catch a break tonight as the Thunder may be without leading scorer Kevin Durant. However, they have managed to win the first two games they have played without him by changing their style of play.
No Durant, No Problem Thunder gets defenseive without leading scorer
How will his potential absence change the game tonight? Can the Wolves find a way to take advantage and win on the road? Find out tonight when Jim Petersen shares his knowledge on Qwest Wolves Live!!!