On Friday, the Dallas Mavericks look for a second straight victory when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday 104-94 with Luka Doncic leading the way with 30 points. The win snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Suns. Dallas outrebounded the Suns 57-50.
Minnesota won its second straight on Tuesday defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-117. Andrew Wiggins led the T-Wolves with 40 points and 10 boards to propel Minnesota to the win. Ryan Saunders won his first game as the interim coach for Minnesota. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 20 in the win.
Luka Doncic leads the Mavericks in scoring with an average of 19.8 points per game. The leading rebounder is DeAndre Jordan with an average of 14.0 per game, while J.J. Barea leads the team in assists with an average of 5.5 per game. Dallas is shooting 45.1% from the field and 34.6% from three-point territory.
Karl-Anthony Towns is the leading scorer and leading rebounder for Minnesota with averages of 22.1 points and 12.3 rebounds per game. Derrick Rose is the second leading scorer with an average of 18.9 points per game. Jeff Teague leads in assists with an average of 8.4 per game. Minnesota is shooting 45.1% from the field and 35.6% from three-point territory.