Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward (20)

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

Game notes

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.