L.A. Lakers (5th - Pacific) at Minnesota (5th - Northwest)

Matchup Details
Thu, Mar 30 - Target Center
TIP OFF - 8:00 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
L.A. Lakers 21-5331-41-213-248-2942-31-1
Minnesota 29-4434-39-018-1911-2538-35-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
REFEREES
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RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Los Angeles
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SGN. Young
Ques Thurs
Coach's Decision
03/29/17
Young was held out of the last game as the organization will give extended minutes to the team's younger players and it is unknown if he will be available against the Timberwolves on Thursday.0-1
$-100
1-0
SFB. Ingram
Doub Thurs
Knee
03/29/17
Ingram sat out the previous game as he is dealing with right patellar tendinitis and is not expected to play Thursday against the Timberwolves.0-2
$-200
1-1
SFL. Deng
out for season
Coach's Decision
03/15/17
Deng has been shut down for the remainder of the season as the organization has decided to give the majority of playing time to their younger players.1-6
$-110
5-2
CT. Mozgov
out for season
Coach's Decision
03/14/17
Mozgov will miss the remainder of the season as the organization has shut him down in favor of giving his younger teammates a closer look.1-6
$-110
5-2
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
PFN. Bjelica
out for season
Foot
03/21/17
Bjelica suffered a fractured navicular bone in his left foot and has been shut down for the remainder of the season.1-6
$-524
5-2
PFA. Payne
Out indefinitely
Illness
03/19/17
Payne has not played since the beginning of February due to a blood disorder known as thrombocytopenia and it is unclear when he will be able to return to game action.10-14
$-153
14-11
PGZ. LaVine
out for season
Knee
02/15/17
LaVine will miss the remainder of the season as he underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee.10-14
$-153
14-11
CN. Pekovic
out for season
Achilles
09/23/16
Pekovic will not play in the 2016-17 season due to lingering Achilles tendon and ankle injuries.29-44
$-824
38-36
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Minnesota Timberwolves are looking for back-to-back victories after ending a six-game slide when they host the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday. The Lakers are one of the few teams experiencing a tougher time than the Timberwolves as they have dropped 16 of their past 18 contests.

 
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