In preparation for the Lakers to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight, Serena Winters spoke with associate writer for Timberwolves.com, Alex Conover to preview the match-up. Since then, the Minnesota Timberwolves beat down the Detroit Pistons last night, and the Lakers learned of the news that Metta World Peace has a torn meniscus in his knee, and Jodie Meeks will be starting in his place.
The Lakers currently hold the NBA’s longest winning streak against another franchise (21 games against Minnesota). In the Lakers last win against the Timberwolves (116-94), Nikola Pekovic, Andrei Kirilenko and Chase Budinger were all out with injuries. Check out our preview and the inside scoop on the players from the Minnesota locker room.