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Boston Celtics shooting guard Jaylen Brown is at STAPLES Center for tonight's matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and LA Clippers. The Clippers host the Celtics here Wednesday.
El centro de los Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns entrena en el Staples Center . El jugador de origen dominicano promedia 20.2 puntos por partido en esta temporada donde Minnesota se ubica en el tercer lugar de la Conferencia Oeste con 30 victorias.
Wizards SF Otto Porter Jr. (right hip strain) will not return against the Mavs.
After dodging an update on Jimmy Butler's MRI, Tom Thibodeau offered this update on Jamal Crawford's sprained left great toe. Crawford said his toe is feeling better each day and he is hopeful he may be able to play on Wednesday against the Blazers. "It's more us taking precautions," Thibodeau said before Monday's game. "Jamal has a sprain so we have to let that clear up. Jimmy just has general soreness."
Jimmy Butler is getting some rehab work in prior to Monday's game against the Clippers. Not moving around much right now on his sore right knee. T'Wolves can't afford to have him miss much time.
Mavs coach Rick Carlisle, president of NBA's coaches association, on the Bucks firing Jason Kidd: "Very surprising. Very unexpected. I don't know what to say."