The Timberwolves are one of the three teams the Lakers are "chasing" for a better position in the
A loss would be a boon for the Lakers after their win on Sunday over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Minnesota played just seven players on Monday, but managed to beat the
The Wolves are even more injured than the Lakers.
For the Lakers, Nick Young is out with a knee injury while
The rookie guard is inconsistent, but explosive. Through the month of March he's averaged 12.2 points and 3.4 assists a game, while shooting 43.5% from the field, along with an impressive 51.4% from three-point range.
The Lakers are now starting
Clarkson scored his own career high of 30 on Tuesday night in a loss to the
The 20-year old forward is averaging 15.8 points a game for the Timberwolves. Wiggins is extremely athletic, a capable defender and dangerous scorer.
As he matures and improves his jump shot, Wiggins may quickly develop into an All-Star.
The Lakers have an extremely athletic small forward as well in
The Lakers are at a disadvantage, playing on the second straight night on the road. Minnesota is extremely short-handed and vulnerable, but they have a real shot to win their 17th game of the season.