The Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves tip off a Tuesday matchup at Target Center in Minneapolis at 8 p.m. ET. The exclusively regional broadcast features one team competing for a title in 2021 and the other team competing for the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. The Lakers are in second place in the Western Conference, two games back of the first place Jazz. The Timberwolves are in last place in the Western Conference, one game ahead of the Pistons for the worst record in the league.
If you are in the Lakers market, the game is airing on Spectrum SportsNet and the radio broadcast is on ESPN LA 710/KWKW. If you are in the Timberwolves market, the game is airing on FOX Sports North and the radio broadcast is on 830 WCCO. If you’re looking for a live stream, the only option to legally live-stream the game will be through NBA League Pass.
The Lakers come into this game off a 122-105 loss to the Nuggets on Sunday that snapped a seven-game win streak. Anthony Davis has been ruled out with a right calf strain while LeBron James (left ankle sprain) and Alex Caruso (right hand soreness) are both probable.
The Timberwolves come into this game off a 116-112 win over the Raptors that snapped a four-game losing streak. D’Angelo Russell (left leg soreness) and Jarrett Culver (left ankle sprain) have both been ruled out for the game.