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Timberwolves vs. Nets: How to watch NBA online, TV channel, live stream info, game time

Through 1 Quarter

Fans are certainly getting their money’s worth as the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Brooklyn Nets have combined for 73 points one quarter in. Either team is in a position to win, but Minnesota leads 37-36.

The Timberwolves have enjoyed the tag-team combination of point guard D’Angelo Russell and shooting guard Jaylen Nowell. The former has ten points and two assists, while the latter has eight points. Brooklyn has been relying on the performance of point guard Kyrie Irving, who has eight points and three assists along with two boards.

Who’s Playing

Brooklyn @ Minnesota

Current Records: Brooklyn 29-16; Minnesota 22-23

What to Know

After two games on the road, the Minnesota Timberwolves are heading back home. They will take on the Brooklyn Nets at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday at Target Center after having had a few days off. Minnesota hasn’t won a game against Brooklyn since Dec. 30 of 2019, but they’ll be looking to end the drought.

The contest between the Timberwolves and the Atlanta Hawks last Wednesday was not a total blowout, but with Minnesota falling 134-122 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one. Minnesota was up 42-26 at the end of the first quarter but couldn’t hold on to the lead. A silver lining for them was the play of point guard D’Angelo Russell, who had 31 points and five assists.

Meanwhile, Brooklyn didn’t have too much trouble with the San Antonio Spurs on the road this past Friday as they won 117-102. The Nets’ point guard James Harden did his thing and dropped a triple-double on 37 points, 11 dimes, and ten rebounds. The Beard now has eight triple-doubles this season.

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Timberwolves are expected to win a tight contest. They have failed bettors playing the spread in their past two games, so buyers beware.

Brooklyn’s victory lifted them to 29-16 while Minnesota’s loss dropped them down to 22-23. We’ll see if the Nets can repeat their recent success or if Minnesota bounces back and reverse their fortune.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Target Center — Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • TV: Bally Sports – North
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $47.00


The Timberwolves are a 3-point favorite against the Nets, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Timberwolves as a 2.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Minnesota have won eight out of their last 13 games against Brooklyn.

  • Dec 03, 2021 – Brooklyn 110 vs. Minnesota 105
  • Apr 13, 2021 – Brooklyn 127 vs. Minnesota 97
  • Mar 29, 2021 – Brooklyn 112 vs. Minnesota 107
  • Dec 30, 2019 – Minnesota 122 vs. Brooklyn 115
  • Oct 23, 2019 – Minnesota 127 vs. Brooklyn 126
  • Nov 23, 2018 – Minnesota 112 vs. Brooklyn 102
  • Nov 12, 2018 – Minnesota 120 vs. Brooklyn 113
  • Jan 27, 2018 – Minnesota 111 vs. Brooklyn 97
  • Jan 03, 2018 – Brooklyn 98 vs. Minnesota 97
  • Jan 28, 2017 – Minnesota 129 vs. Brooklyn 109
  • Nov 08, 2016 – Brooklyn 119 vs. Minnesota 110
  • Mar 05, 2016 – Minnesota 132 vs. Brooklyn 118
  • Dec 20, 2015 – Minnesota 100 vs. Brooklyn 85

Injury Report for Minnesota

  • Jordan McLaughlin: Game-Time Decision (Covid-19)
  • Patrick Beverley: Out (Ankle)

Injury Report for Brooklyn

  • Paul Millsap: Out (Personal)
  • Nicolas Claxton: Out (Hamstring)
  • Joe Harris: Out (Ankle)
  • Kevin Durant: Out (Knee)

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