Found November 02, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS You'll have to wait a little longer to find out who's going to start tonight for the Timberwolves against the Kings. With Kevin Love out, the power forward position is up for grabs, and it'll likely be Dante Cunningham or Derrick Williams out there to begin the game. There won't be confirmation of the decision until about 6 p.m. tonight, after coach Rick Adelman speaks to the media.Other than that, though, it'll likely be Nikola Pekovic (C), Andrei Kirilenko (SF), Brandon Roy (SG) and Luke Ridnour (PG) for the Timberwolves and DeMarcus Cousins (C), Tyreke Evans (SF), Jason Thompson (PF), James Johnson (SG) and Isaiah Thomas (PG) for the Kings.The Pekovic-Cousins matchup will be a good one; both are physical players, and Pekovic should be well equipped to go up against the Kings' best player. Point guard Isaiah Thomas might have been the most surprising rookie in the league last year. The last man picked in the 2011 draft, Thomas started 37 games ...
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