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Preview: Wolves vs. Wizards

The Timberwolves will try to avoid their third consecutive loss when they visit the Washington Wizards Sunday. Both teams are desperate for a win. Minnesota is 2-5 and the Wizards are still winless. Wolves forward Kevin Love is averaging 26.1 points and 14.9 rebounds. J.J. Barea is recovering from a strained right hamstring and is still questionable.
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The Timberwolves will try to avoid their third consecutive loss when they visit the Washington Wizards Sunday. Both teams are desperate for a win. Minnesota is 2-5 and the Wizards are still winless. Wolves forward Kevin Love is averaging 26.1 points and 14.9 rebounds. J.J. Barea is recovering from a strained right hamstring and is still questionable.

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