Minnesota TimberwolvesMonday, 6 p.m.
Season Series: Jazz lead 1-0
Radio: KFAN (1320 AM)
TV: Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
Home: 28-5 Away: 19-11
Streak: Won 10 Last 10: 10-0
This time last year: 46-17
The pace (plus/minus): Plus 1
WATCH FOR: Bryon Russell to make a contribution. He came off the bench to score 17 points in Utah's 133-124 win over Minnesota earlier this season . . . The Jazz have won seven of their past nine games in the Target Center . . . Utah and Minnesota will meet two more times in the next month - once on each floor . . . This is the second stop in a five-game road trip for the Jazz. next up: Charlotte on Wednesday.
F Karl Malone (26.4 ppg, 10.5 rpg)
F Adam Keefe (7.7 ppg, 5.5 rpg)
C Greg Foster (5.4 ppg, 2.7 rpg)
G Jeff Hornacek (14.2 ppg, 4.1 apg)
G John Stockton (12.3 ppg, 8.9 apg)
WATCH FOR: Stephon Marbury to lead the Timberwolves. He scored a game-high 38 points in Minnesota's overtime loss in the Delta Center on Nov. 24 . . . This is the opening of a four-game homestand for the Wolves . . . Minnesota, which has lost two straight, is without forward Tom Gugliotta, who is injured . . . A possible playoff preview? Minnesota will likely finish as the seventh or eighth seed.
F Kevin Garnett (18.2 ppg, 9.5 rpg)
F Sam Mitchell (11 ppg, 4.1 rpg)
C Stanley Roberts (5.9 ppg, 4.9 rpg)
G Anthonly Peeler (10.2 ppg, 3.2 apg)
G Stephon Marbury (19 ppg, 8.4 apg)