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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose, the former MVP discarded by two teams this season, is keeping the Timberwolves in the game. He has 11 points in 17 minutes. Minnesota down one at the half.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

According to Second Spectrum tracking, Houston Rockets guard James Harden did not make a stepback 3-pointer in either Game 2 or Game 3 against the Minnesota Timberwolves after hitting five in Game 1. That was a factor in Harden shooting a combined 11-of-39 from the field in those two games. He's found the touch again during tonight's Game 4, knocking down a pair of stepback 3s in the second quarter.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Billy Donovan said nothing has been brought to his attention with regard to Westbrook and an injury. Westbrook has been a full participant at practice and shootaround the last two days.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook has black KT tape all over his upper body as he warms up pregame.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Now it's the Rockets PJ Tucker who heads back to the locker room with a leg issue.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets forward P.J. Tucker limped to the locker room with athletic trainer Keith Jones. Tucker grabbed his left knee when he went down.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Jeff Teague back on the Wolves bench, with a wrap on his right pinky finger.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Timberwolves PG Jeff Teague returned from the locker room with his right pinky finger taped.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Wolves guard Jeff Teague goes to the bench holding his hand. Gets checked out by trainer, and then heads back to the locker room.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

James Harden and Chris Paul a combined 0-7 from the floor to start Game 4. Minnesota's defense with Butler, Teague and Wiggins is disrupting the flow of the Rockets offense early on here.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Karl-Anthony Towns heads to the bench after picking up his second foul at the 9:16 mark of the first quarter. He can't believe he got whistled for an offensive foul.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

As a result of the set-off in the waived contracts of Anthony Tolliver and Arron Afflalo, Sacramento carved out an additional $2M in cap space. The Kings now have $5.4M in room to use up until June 30. The new cap year will start on July 1.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Heat say that Josh Richardson is questionable for Game 5 with a left shoulder sprain. Richardson was injured in the second quarter of Game 4. He remained in the game and finished with 7 steals, 7 assists and 3 offensive rebounds in the Heat's loss.