Jazz 9-5 vs. Timberwolves (6-8)*
Today, 7 p.m. TV: ROOT
Radio: 1320 AM, 98.7 FM
Season series: First meeting
Jazz probable starters
Paul millsap: 15.9 ppg, 8.7 rpg
GORDON HAYWARD: 8.7 ppg, 2.8 rpg
AL JEFFERSON: 18.3 ppg, 9.2 rpg
RAJA BELL: 5.2 ppg, 1.4 apg
DEViN HARRIS: 8.1 ppg, 4.6 apg
Timberwolves probable starters
KEVIN LOVE: 25.2 ppg, 14.5 rpg
WESLEY JOHNSON: 5.6 ppg, 2.8 rpg
DARKO MILICIC: 4.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg
WAYNE ELLINGTON: 6.4 ppg, 0.5 apg
LUKE RIDNOUR: 12.5 ppg, 3.4 apg
Small forward Josh Howard was able to participate in today's practice in a limited manner, which is progress. Howard said his strained left quadriceps muscle continues to improve, but he remains day-to-day and it's uncertain whether he'll play ... The T-Wolves took a two-game winning streak into Friday's late game against the Clippers. ... The Jazz have won five of the past six games with Minnesota and are 34-11 all-time in Utah. ... T-Wolf star Kevin Love has averaged 15.7 points and 11.7 rebounds against the Jazz in his 12 previous meetings.. ... Al Jefferson was traded to Utah from Minnesota in 2010 after playing three seasons for the T-Wolves. ... Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin and assistant Sidney Lowe played together in Minnesota during the organization's inaugural season in 1989-90.
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