Sixers @ Timberwolves
Timberwolves - Shooting guard Kevin Martin has been the team's leading scorer in four of the last five games and is averaging 22.7 points per game in his first season in Minnesota. Point guard Ricky Rubio is known for his fancy passing and dribbling but the Timberwolves are a solid 7-2 when he scores 10 points or more. The Timberwolves have beaten the Sixers in six of their last seven meetings at the Target Center.
15.8 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 0.6 BPG
Young, 25, is coming off a strong double-double against the Clippers scoring 16 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. He now has three double-doubles in his last six games after only registering one double-double in the first 13. In 10 career games against Minnesota, Young is averaging 14.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game.
23.8 PPG, 13.8 RPG, 0.3 BPG
Love, 25, had a big-time effort last night against the Pistons scoring 26 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. Love has recorded a double-double in all but one game this season when he scored 33 points and only grabbed eight rebounds. In seven career games against the Sixers, Love is averaging 13.4 points (lowest against any opponent), 11.4 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game.