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Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3: How to watch, TV channel, streaming, start time, injury report and stats

The Minnesota Timberwolves surprised the NBA landscape by racing to a 2-0 series lead over the reigning champion Denver Nuggets, who will want to respond on the road in Game 3.

The T-Wolves took Game 1 by seven points before winning Game 2 in a 26-point blowout without top defender Rudy Gobert.

Denver will want to see more from newly-minted league MVP Nikola Jokic, particularly as his fellow star Jamal Murray has been hampered by a calf injury.

How to watch Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3, TV channel and streaming

Game 3 of the Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves series will be broadcast on ESPN, which can be viewed through cable TV or live TV streaming apps including YouTubeTV or FuboTV.

Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3 start time, date and venue

Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3 is scheduled to tip off at 9:30 PM ET/8:30 PM CT/7:30 PM MT on Friday, May 10 with the game taking place at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3 injury report

Denver Nuggets: Reggie Jackson - ankle, questionable; Vlatko Cancar - knee, out

Minnesota Timberwolves: Rudy Gobert - personal, questionable; Monte Morris - finger, questionable; Jaylen Clark - Achilles, out

Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3 predicted lineups

Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, Nikola Jokic

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

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Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3 stats

  • Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, dealing with a calf injury this postseason, is averaging 12.5 points on 28.1 percent field goal shooting, and center Nikola Jokic is averaging 24 points on 42.1 percent field goal shooting.
  • Denver as a whole is shooting 40.5 percent for the series while Minnesota has made 51.2 percent of its shots in Games 1 and 2.
  • T-Wolves guard Anthony Edwards leads all players with 35 points per game this series.
  • Minnesota forward Karl-Anthony Towns has an individual net rating of +38, meaning the T-Wolves outscore the Nuggets by 38 points per 100 possessions with KAT on the floor.
  • Through Games 1 and 2, T-Wolves starting guards Edwards and Mike Conley held Nuggets players to 26.4 percent field goal shooting when they were the nearest defenders, per NBA tracking stats.
  • Jokic has a -11 net rating in the series, meaning that the Nuggets have been outscored by 11 points per 100 possessions with him on the court, and his series net rating is much lower than his +23 regular-season net rating.
  • In Game 2, the Nuggets shot 2/13 with T-Wolves forward/center Naz Reid as the nearest defender, per NBA tracking stats.

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