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

Matchup Details
Fri, Mar 24 - Staples Center
TIP OFF - 10:30 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Minnesota 28-4233-37-018-1910-2336-34-0
L.A. Lakers 20-5130-39-212-228-2940-30-1
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
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RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
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.0-4
$-416
3-1
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.9-12
$-45
12-10
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.9-12
$-45
12-10
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.28-42
$-716
36-35
Los Angeles
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SFB. Ingram
Prob Fri
Knee
03/23/17
Ingram is expected to suit up for Friday's game against the Timberwolves despite dealing with tendinitis in his knee.0-0
$+0
0-0
SGN. Young
Ques Fri
Flu
03/22/17
Young is ailing due to a flu bug and it is unknown if he will play Friday against the Timberwolves.0-2
$-5
2-0
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.0-4
$-10
3-1
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.0-4
$-10
3-1
NEWS

Covers Preview - Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wiggins racked up a career-best 47 points against the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this season and he looks to enjoy another productive outing when his squad visits Los Angeles on Friday. Wiggins and his teammates are falling out of the Western Conference playoff race with four consecutive defeats as they face a Lakers' squad that has suffered six straight setbacks.

 
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