A day after the death of his mother, Kay, Coach Flip Saunders will lead the Wizards against his former team, the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wizards will try to snap a seven-game losing streak, but they will be shorthanded without leading scorer Nick Young (flu) and starting small forward Josh Howard (left hamstring). Their season-high for consecutive losses is eight. Timberwolves all-star forward Kevin Love has had a single-season-record 49 straight double-doubles after getting 21 points and 23 rebounds in a loss to Philadelphia on Friday. Love has had 10 games with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds of the season. The Timberwolves dropped to 5-26 overall on the road.
Tipoff: 7:00 p.m.; TV: CSN; Radio: 106.7 FM. Check out a live box score from tonight's game here.