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Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2: How to watch, TV channel, streaming, start time, injury report and stats

The Dallas Mavericks took Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Dallas will look to take a 2-0 lead in Game 2 before the series heads to Texas.

The Mavs shot just 24 percent from three-point range, but they won the points in the paint battle 62-38 and got five more points from the free throw line than the T-Wolves did.

Game 1 finished on a 10-3 Mavs run, and the T-Wolves will want to finish stronger after not outscoring Dallas in any of the last three quarters on Wednesday.

How to watch Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2, TV channel and streaming

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2 of the 2024 NBA Western Conference Finals will be broadcast on TNT and TruTV, which can be viewed through cable TV and live TV streaming apps including YouTubeTV and SlingTV.

The game will also be available to stream on MAX.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2 start time, date and venue

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2 is scheduled to tip off at 8:30 PM ET/7:30 PM CT/5:30 PM PT on Friday, May 24 with the game taking place at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2 injury report

Dallas Mavericks: Maxi Kleber - shoulder, out; Olivier-Maxence Prosper - ankle, out; Greg Brown III - personal, out

Minnesota Timberwolves: Jaylen Clark - Achilles, out

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2 predicted lineups

Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving, Derrick Jones Jr., PJ Washington, Daniel Gafford

Minnesota Timberwolves: Mike Conley, Anthony Edwards, Jaden McDaniels, Karl-Anthony Towns, Rudy Gobert

Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 2 stats

  • Minnesota out-shot Dallas from three-point range at 36.7 percent to 24 percent, but the Mavs won the points in the paint battle 62-38.
  • Mavs starting center Daniel Gafford had the game's lowest plus/minus at -15, but his backup Dereck Lively II had a game-high +19 rating as he posted joint-game-highs of two blocks and 11 rebounds.
  • T-Wolves guard Anthony Edwards, who scored 19 points on 6/16 shooting, shot 3/5 against his primary defender Derrick Jones Jr. but went 0/8 with one of Lively, PJ Washington or Jaden Hardy as his nearest defender.
  • Mavs starting guards Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving combined for 63 points and 12 assists on 24/49 shooting.
  • T-Wolves starters Mike Conley and Karl-Anthony Towns posted the lowest individual offensive ratings of any starters at 79 and 89 respectively, meaning they each helped produce less than one point per possession.
  • Towns shot 3/11 with Washington as the closest defender in Game 1.
  • Doncic scored 19 of his 33 points in the second half of Game 1.
  • Game 1 was played at a pace of 94.4 possessions per team per 48 minutes.

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