Wednesday night at 8 p.m., the New York Knicks travel to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves at the Target Center.
The Knicks (21-40) look to snap a seven-game losing streak, five of which came in road contests. The Knicks lost their earlier meeting against Minnesota and are 1-3 in the past four match-ups. The Knicks have beaten them twice in the last two seasons in Minnesota.
Entering Wednesday’s action, New York sits 6.5 games back of the No. 8 seed in the East.
The Timberwolves (30-29) have won three in a row — all in the Target Center — and six of their past seven games overall. In the first meeting between these two squads, Kevin Love scored 34 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and had five assists for 109-100 victory.
Projected Starters (NYK): Raymond Felton, Pablo Prigioni, Iman Shumpert, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler
Projected Starters (MIN): Ricky Rubio, Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer, Kevin Love, Nikola Pekovic