San Antonio face Minnesota in a 3-game win streak


San Antonio Spurs (34-45, 10th in Western Conference) vs Minnesota Timberwolves (45-35, 7th in Western Conference)

Minneapolis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT

Bottom line: San Antonio is looking to keep its three-game winning streak alive when the Spurs take on Minnesota.

The Timberwolves are 31-20 against Conference opponents. Minnesota ranks eighth in the Western Conference in rebounding with 44.3 rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns leads the Timberwolves with 9.8 boards.

The Spurs are 24-25 against Western Conference opponents. San Antonio is ninth in the Western Conference, with 34.3 defensive rebounds per game with Dejonte Murray averaging 7.2.

The teams are facing each other for the third time this season. The Timberwolves won the last match on March 15, 149-139.

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Top Performers: Towns averages 24.6 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Timberwolves. Anthony Edwards averages 21.9 points in his last 10 games for Minnesota.

Murray is scoring 21.2 points per game for the Spurs with 8.4 rebounds and 9.3 assists. Keldon Johnson averages 20.7 points and 6.1 rebounds, shooting 46.5% in the last 10 games for San Antonio.

Last 10 games: Timberwolves: 5-5, averaging 120.5 points, 42.1 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents average 120.6 points per game.

Spurs: 8-2, averaging 115.6 points, 47.0 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 7.7 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.7% from the field. His opponents average 108.3 points.

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Injuries: Timberwolves: Jaden McDaniel: Day-to-Day (ankle), Patrick Beverly: Day-to-Day (ankle), Malik Beasley: Day-to-Day (ankle).

Spurs: Romeo Langford: Day to Day (Heel), DeJonte Murray: Out (Sickness), Doug McDermott: Out for Season (Ankle), Jock Landell: Out (Legs).


The Associated Press produced this story using technology provided by DataScrew and Sportradar. data from,


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