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Dallas Mavericks: What to watch for in Mavs at Timberwolves

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks just wrapped up a brutal five-game stretch with three wins. Superstar Luka Doncic locked in his 3-point shot and dropped 37 points on the Blazers to give Dallas a winning five-game set against expected playoff foes. The 22-year-old is red hot heading into a stretch where the schedule is a bit friendlier.

The Mavs face the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis on March 24. The teams are headed in opposite directions. Dallas has won seven of their last ten games as Minnesota has just three victories in their last ten. The Mavericks will be hoping to make it a winning streak on Wednesday night.

Here is a look at how and what to watch for in that contest.

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Dallas Mavericks at Minnesota Timberwolves: How to watch

Start time: 7:00 p.m. CT or 8:00 p.m. ET

How to watch: Fox Sports Southwest (Dallas market), Fox Sports North (Minnesota market)

Watch online: Fox Sports Go (both local markets), NBA League Pass

Dallas Mavericks at Minnesota Timberwolves injury updates

The Mavs will be without Willie Cauley-Stein (health and safety protocols) and Tyrell Terry (personal) on Wednesday night. James Johnson rejoined the team in Minneapolis and is set to be active for the first time since March 11. Dallas only has two players listed on the NBA’s official injury report.

Minnesota ruled out both of their starting guards against the Mavericks. Malik Beasley is serving a suspension and D’Angelo Russell is still recovering from knee surgery. The Timberwolves also listed Jordan McLaughlin as questionable as he works his back into shape after a stint in the health and safety protocols.

Be sure to check Twitter just before for the latest updates and to see if there is any breaking news.

Dallas Mavericks at Minnesota Timberwolves storyline to follow: Luka staying hot

Luka Doncic has produced 37-plus points in three straight games. The 22-year-old shot over 59 percent from the field during that stretch. The Mavericks superstar is unstoppable right now. Teams are just hoping to slow him down and keep Dallas under 120 points.

Doncic struggled in the first meeting against the Timberwolves this season. He finished with 26 points on nine of 22 shooting from the field, but the Mavs picked up a five-point victory. Do not expect Minnesota to be able to slow down Luka on Wednesday night.

Fans could be in for a treat, so please tune in and enjoy the show. The Dallas Mavericks will be searching for their 23rd win of the season and to take the season series from the Timberwolves. Do not miss it.

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