Minnesota takes road win streak into matchup with Orlando

March 10, 2022 GMT

Minnesota Timberwolves (38-29, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (17-50, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Orlando, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota will try to keep its three-game road win streak intact when the Timberwolves take on Orlando.

The Magic have gone 7-23 at home. Orlando is 8-13 when it wins the turnover battle and averages 14.0 turnovers per game.

The Timberwolves have gone 16-17 away from home. Minnesota ranks eighth in the Western Conference with 44.7 rebounds per game led by Karl-Anthony Towns averaging 9.7.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Magic won the last matchup 115-97 on Nov. 2, with Cole Anthony scoring 31 points points in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony is shooting 33.4% from beyond the arc with 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Magic, while averaging 17.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.7 assists. Franz Wagner is averaging 15.3 points over the last 10 games for Orlando.


Towns is averaging 24.5 points, 9.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists for the Timberwolves. D’Angelo Russell is averaging 18.7 points over the last 10 games for Minnesota.


INJURIES: Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (knee), Bol Bol: out (foot).

Timberwolves: Jarred Vanderbilt: out (quad), Patrick Beverley: out (ankle).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.