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Preview: Wolves vs. Rockets

Minnesota (11-12) will try to defeat the Rockets (13-10) and former coach Kevin McHale again Saturday night in Minneapolis. The back and forth battle began two weeks ago when the Rockets beat the Wolves at the Target Center. Minnesota was victorious in the rematch Monday night in Houston. The Timberwolves are once again one win shy from a .500 record after beating the Nets Friday night.
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Minnesota (11-12) will try to defeat the Rockets (13-10) and former coach Kevin McHale again Saturday night in Minneapolis. The back and forth battle began two weeks ago when the Rockets beat the Wolves at the Target Center. Minnesota was victorious in the rematch Monday night in Houston. The Timberwolves are once again one win shy from a .500 record after beating the Nets Friday night.

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