The Timberwolves have been off since Sunday when they lost 94-91 at New York against the Knicks.  Minnesota is 13-12 while Houston is 15-12.  The Rockets are coming off a blowout win over Chicago 120-97 on Christmas Day.

Houston is coached by former Timberwolves executive and head coach Kevin McHale.  McHale is a HIbbing native and was a start at the University of Minnesota.  Tonight's game at Target Center begins at 7pm, pregame on WJON at 6:30.