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Rockets face the Timberwolves, look for 7th straight victory

November 16, 2019 GMT

Houston Rockets (9-3, second in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (7-5, sixth in the Western Conference)

Minneapolis; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

Houston heads into a matchup with Minnesota as winners of six straight games.

Minnesota finished 36-46 overall and 22-30 in Western Conference games a season ago. The Timberwolves gave up 114.0 points per game while committing 20.3 fouls last season.

Houston went 53-29 overall and 22-19 on the road in the 2018-19 season. The Rockets averaged 113.9 points per game while shooting 44.9% from the field and 35.6% from behind the arc last season.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.

Timberwolves Injuries: Andrew Wiggins: day to day (personal), Shabazz Napier: day to day (hamstring).

Rockets Injuries: Danuel House Jr.: day to day (back), Gerald Green: out (left foot), Eric Gordon Jr.: out (knee), Russell Westbrook III: out (rest), Nene: out (abductor), Clint Capela: day to day (head).

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