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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns: How to watch, TV channel, streaming, start time, injury report and stats

The Minnesota Timberwolves look to hold onto first place in the Western Conference when they play the Phoenix Suns, who are looking to avoid the Play-In.

The Suns are in sixth place at 45-31, just above the Play-In places but with an identical record to the seventh-place New Orleans Pelicans.

Minnesota is 53-23 and sitting half a game above the Denver Nuggets and one game above the Oklahoma City Thunder.

How to watch Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns, TV channel and streaming

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns will be broadcast on NBA TV, which is available to watch through certain cable TV packages and streaming apps including YouTubeTV and FuboTV. Fans can also watch NBA TV through NBA League Pass.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns start time, date and venue

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns is scheduled to start at 10 PM ET/9 PM CT/7 PM PT on Friday, April 5 with the game taking place at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns injury report

Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns - knee, out; Jaylen Clark - Achilles, out

Phoenix Suns: Grayson Allen - hip, probable; Jusuf Nurkic - calf, questionable; Damion Lee - knee, out

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns predicted lineups

Minnesota Timberwolves: Mike Conley, Anthony Edwards, Jaden McDaniels, Naz Reid, Rudy Gobert

Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker, Grayson Allen, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Jusuf Nurkic

Read Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns: Picks, predictions, odds and player props on site.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns stats

  • The Timberwolves are 25-13 on the road; the Suns are 24-14 at home.
  • Both teams enter this matchup on a two-game winning streak, and both teams are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games.
  • The T-Wolves have the league's best defensive rating at 109.5 points allowed per 100 possessions, they allow the fewest points per game at 106 per contest, and they have the best defensive field goal percentage with teams shooting 44.6 percent against them.
  • The Suns score the 10th-most points per game at 116.9 per contest, and they rank in the top five in the NBA in free throw attempts (23.6 per game), three-point percentage (38.3 percent), and rebounds (43.8 per game).
  • Minnesota will be without Karl-Anthony Towns, the team's second-leading scorer, second-leading rebounder, and second-leading three-point shooter.
  • The T-Wolves are third in the NBA in three-point percentage at 38.8 percent.
  • Phoenix plays at the NBA's 14th-fastest pace with 98 possessions per game; Minnesota plays at the 24th-fastest pace with 96.1 possessions per game.

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