Washington visits Minnesota after Beal’s 44-point outing
Minneapolis; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
Washington faces the Minnesota Timberwolves after Bradley Beal scored 44 points in the Wizards’ 140-133 loss to the Celtics.
Minnesota finished 36-46 overall with a 25-16 record at home a season ago. The Timberwolves gave up 114.0 points per game while committing 20.3 fouls last season.
Washington went 32-50 overall with a 10-31 record on the road in the 2018-19 season. The Wizards shot 46.8% from the field and 34.1% from 3-point range last season.
Minnesota and Washington matchup for the second time this season. The Timberwolves won 131-109 in the previous matchup between these two teams on Nov. 2. Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota with 21 points and six assists, and Beal led Washington with 30 points.