Timberwolves Start Preseason Games Tonight
The Timberwolves will play their first preseason game at the Fargodome against Indiana tonight at 7pm. The Wolves have a new-look team that includes veterans Brandon Roy and Andrei Kirilenko. The Wolves also welcome a slimmed down Nikola Pekovic and Derrick Williams. Pekovic reported lost 7 pounds and have improved his muscle mass. Williams has lost approximately 30 pounds in hopes of playing more small forward this season.
The Wolves will begin the season without starting point guard Ricky Rubio who continues his recovery from a torn ACL in his left knee. Luke Ridnour and Malcom Lee are both expected to miss tonight's game with injuries. J.J. Barea and newcomer Alexey Schved are expected to play point guard tonight.
The Wolves will play preseason games at Indiana Friday night and at Chicago at 7pm Saturday. Hear Saturday's game on AM 1240-WJON.