Minnesota Timberwolves (3-7, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (7-5, 7th in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota visits the Los Angeles Lakers after Anthony Edwards scores 48 points in the Timberwolves’ 123-110 loss to the Golden State Warriors.
Los Angeles went 41:30 overall and 25-17 in the Western Conference games a season ago. The Lakers averaged 24.7 assists per game on 40.7 field goals last season.
Minnesota finished 23-49 and 15-27 in Western Conference game for the 2020-21 season. The Timberwolves lost 117.7 points per game and committed 21.2 fouls last season.
INJURIES: Lakers: Rondo Rajon: off (thigh), Talen Horton-Tucker: off (thumb), Trevor Ariza: off (ankle), Austin Reaves: off (upper tendon), LeBron James: off (stomach), Kendrick Nunn: off (Ankle / knee).
Timber Wolves: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.