The Minnesota Timberwolves look for their fifth consecutive victory on Monday when visiting the Dallas Mavericks. Minnesota is third in the Northwest division at 42-30 and three games behind the first-place Utah Jazz. Minnesota defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 138-119 on Saturday. Karl-Anthony Towns was the leading scorer for Minnesota with 25 points. Minnesota has won each of its last four and 10 of the last 11.
Karl-Anthony Towns is leading Minnesota in scoring and rebounding with averages of 24.9 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. D'Angelo Russell is the leader in assists with an average of 7.1 assists per game and Anthony Edwards is the second leading scorer with an average of 21.0 points per game. Minnesota is scoring an average of 115.2 points per game, while shooting 45.4% overall and 35.4% from three-point territory.
Dallas looks to snap a two-game losing streak when hosting Minnesota on Monday. The Mavericks are second in the Southwest Division at 43-28 and five games behind the first-place Memphis Grizzlies. Dallas was defeated by the Charlotte Hornets 129-108 on Saturday. Luka Doncic was the leading scorer for Dallas with 37 points, but the Mavericks as a team shot only 43.8%. Dallas committed 15 turnovers to only nine for Charlotte.
Luka Doncic is leading Dallas in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 28.0 points, 9.3 rebounds and 8.6 assists per game. Spencer Dinwiddie is the second leading scorer for Dallas with an average of 17.5 points per game and is one of six players for the Mavericks averaging double-figures in scoring. The Mavericks are scoring an average of 106.6 points per game.