Injured Wolves take on depleted Mavs in Dallas

The Timberwolves are in Dallas tonight, to take on the Mavericks. Not making the trip is Chase Budinger, who tore the meniscus in his left knee in Saturday’s loss to Chicago. The Mavs are also banged up, playing without star forward Dirk Nowitzki.
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The Timberwolves take their still-surprising 4-2 record into Dallas tonight to take on the 4-3 Mavericks.

If Minnesota can pull out a win, they'll have to do it without five of their regular players. Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, Brandon Roy and J.J. Barea are injured. Added to that list: Chase Budinger, who is scheduled to have surgery on his left knee this week with a torn meniscus.

Dallas is also short-handed, playing without star forward Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion.

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