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Thunder at Timberwolves lineups, tip-off time and TV info

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Thunder at Timberwolves

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Target Center, Minneapolis

TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751)

Radio: WWLS-AM 640 / 98.1 FM

Three things to know

• Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander logged a 20-point, 20-rebound, 10-assist triple-double on Jan. 13 at Minnesota. Gilgeous-Alexander joined Oscar Robertson, Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley as the fourth second-year player to post a 20-20 game.

• The Thunder is 2-0 against the Timberwolves this season and 32-13 against the Timberwolves in the Oklahoma City era. Minnesota is 2-8 against Northwest Division rivals this season.

• Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has returned from injury since Minnesota’s last meeting with OKC. Towns has played 350 career games. He’s one of 11 players in NBA history with at least 7,000 points and 4,000 rebounds in his first 350 games.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Thunder (27-19)*

Player;;Ht.;;Pts.;;Reb.;;Ast.

G;;Chris Paul;;6-0;;17.0;;5.0;;6.4

G;;Shai Gilgeous-Alexander;;6-6;;19.8;;6.0;;3.0

G;;Luguentz Dort;;6-3;;4.4;;1.2;;0.9

F;;Danilo Gallinari;;6-10;;19.0;;5.8;;2.2

C;;Steven Adams;;7-0;;11.3;;9.7;;2.6

Timberwolves (15-30)*

Player;;Ht.;;Pts.;;Reb.;;Ast.

G;;Shabazz Napier;;6-1;;9.4;;2.7;;4.6

G;;Jarrett Culver;;6-7;;9.7;;3.6;;2.0

F;;Andrew Wiggins;;6-8;;22.4;;5.1;;3.7

F;;Robert Covington;;6-8;;12.7;;5.9;;1.2

C;;Karl-Anthony Towns;;7-0;;26.5;;10.9;;4.3

*-Statistics do not reflect Friday games

Joe Mussatto, Staff writer

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<strong>Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) takes the ball to the basket as Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns (32) defends in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</strong>

Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) takes the ball to the basket as Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns (32) defends in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec....

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[Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City's Nerlens Noel (9) defends against Atlanta's Alex Len (25) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Nerlens Noel (9) defends against Atlanta's Alex Len (25) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-885dea2fed5a6c9d94f89391f2329553.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) goes up for a lay up as Atlanta's John Collins (20) defends during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) goes up for a lay up as Atlanta's John Collins (20) defends during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) goes up for a lay up as Atlanta's John Collins (20) defends during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-b05aede5617d78c3e0824d4e4e3328fb.jpg" alt="Photo - Atlanta's Trae Young (11) defends against Oklahoma City's Danilo Gallinari (8) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Atlanta's Trae Young (11) defends against Oklahoma City's Danilo Gallinari (8) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Atlanta's Trae Young (11) defends against Oklahoma City's Danilo Gallinari (8) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-568f48abb7fa1a6d3c52d8f9fa211803.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) laughs during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) laughs during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) laughs during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3b722f66b790b51c339bce4345f84d70.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan reacts during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan reacts during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan reacts during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-25954c6442d23fbae072746eef81d017.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Nerlens Noel (9) tries to get a loose ball during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City's Nerlens Noel (9) tries to get a loose ball during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Nerlens Noel (9) tries to get a loose ball during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c319d96c0a4b0533f92674e67222e402.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Dennis Schroder (17) tries to get a loose ball next to Atlanta's Jeff Teague (0) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City's Dennis Schroder (17) tries to get a loose ball next to Atlanta's Jeff Teague (0) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Dennis Schroder (17) tries to get a loose ball next to Atlanta's Jeff Teague (0) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3953cd8197f089ab5491065bef05cc22.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots as Atlanta's Kevin Huerter (3) defends during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots as Atlanta's Kevin Huerter (3) defends during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots as Atlanta's Kevin Huerter (3) defends during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-d7231a71343ea6dad56bcc11e4346158.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) reacts during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) reacts during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Chris Paul (3) reacts during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure>
Joe Mussatto

Joe Mussatto joined The Oklahoman in August 2018 to cover OU football, men’s basketball and softball. He previously covered University of Kentucky football and basketball for SEC Country. Mussatto is from Oklahoma City and lives in Norman. Read more ›

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