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Mavericks Gameday: Dallas visits Timberwolves on rebound from tough loss

Guard Andrew Wiggins leads the Timberwolves with 20.6 points per game this season. The Mavericks will take on Minnesota today game at 4 p.m. on FSSW.
Guard Andrew Wiggins leads the Timberwolves with 20.6 points per game this season. The Mavericks will take on Minnesota today game at 4 p.m. on FSSW. AP

Mavericks at Timberwolves

4 p.m. Sunday, Target Center, Minneapolis

TV: FSSW Radio: ESPN 103.3 FM, ESPN Deportes 1540 AM (Spanish)

Records: Mavs 21-16, Timberwolves 12-25

About the Mavericks: Dallas limps into Sunday’s game angry and frustrated after dropping a 96-95 decision to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. In that game the Mavericks shot 14-of-44 from 3-point range. It’s the most 3-pointers attempted in an NBA game by any team other than the the Houston Rockets since 2012. … Chandler Parsons followed up the season highs of 21 points and eight rebounds Wednesday in New Orleans with three points and three rebounds against the Bucks. … This is the final game of a three-game road trip for the Mavericks, who are 1-1 on the trip. … After Sunday, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers make their lone visit of the season to Dallas on Tuesday.

About the Timberwolves: Minnesota has had four four-game losing streaks this season, not including their current five-game skid. … The Timberwolves have road victories over Chicago (102-93 in overtime), Atlanta (117-107) and Miami (103-91), and have also beaten Atlanta at home (99-95). … Andrew Wiggins leads the Timberwolves with 20.6 ppg, and rookie Karl-Anthony Towes averages 16 ppg, 9.4 rpg and 1.81 bpg. … Point guard Ricky Rubio is averaging 9.6 ppg and is second in the NBA in steals (2.3 spg) and fifth in assists (8.9 apg). … The Timberwolves are 20th in the league in scoring (98.9 ppg) and 20th in points allowed (102.8 ppg). They also are tied for 12th in field-goal percentage at 44.7 percent.

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