Preview: Wolves vs. Mavs

by Shahbaz Khan

In the Minnesota Timberwolves' (22-49) final game of the season, the Dallas Mavericks (42-29) visit Target Center on Sunday evening.

The Wolves are one day removed from a 124-108 defeat versus the Boston Celtics, with Karl-Anthony Towns' 24 points leading the way for Minnesota.

Winners of six of their last seven games, the Mavericks look to head into the postseason on a high note, with a win on Sunday securing the team the fifth seed in the Western Conference Playoffs and a three-game winning streak. Dallas defeated the Toronto Raptors 114-110 on Friday behind Kristaps Prozingis' 21 points.

The Timberwolves and Mavs have met twice in the 2020-21 campaign to date, with Dallas emerging victorious in both matchups.

Tipoff for Saturday's game is set for 8:00 PM Central, available locally on Bally Sports North and 830 WCCO.

Fans have the opportunity to bid on autographed, game-issued Statement jerseys, posters, mystery boxes, and more during the team's Fastbreak Foundation Auction. Bidding will be live through the final buzzer of tonight's finale at with proceeds benefitting the Fastbreak Foundation.

  • What: Wolves vs. Mavericks
  • When: 8:00pm CT, May 16
  • Where: Target Center
  • Watch: Bally Sports North
  • Listen: 830 WCCO
  • Current Injury Report:

    Wolves: Malik Beasley (Left Hamstring Soreness) and Jarrett Culver (Right Ankle Surgery) are OUT.

    Mavericks: TBD.

    Probable Starters:

    Wolves: G – Ricky Rubio, G – D'Angelo Russell, F – Anthony Edwards, F – Jaden McDaniels, C – Karl-Anthony Towns

    Mavericks: G – Luka Doncic, G – Tim Hardaway Jr., F – Dorian Finney-Smith, F – Kristaps Porzingis, C – Dwight Powell

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