Washington Wizards vs. Minnesota Timberwolves prediction, pick for 2/16: Can the Wiz keep rolling? Kristaps Porzingis and the Washington Wizards look to continue their torrid play on Thursday when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis. Porzingis recorded 28 points, 12 rebounds and five assists in Washington's 126-101 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday. The win was the Wizards' ninth in their last 13 games overall and sixth in their last eight on the road. Porzingis made 10 of 15 shots from the floor and all seven attempts from the foul line to reach the 20-point plateau for the 14th time in his last 19 appearances.
"It's just our attention to detail on that end, " Beal said, per the Washington Post. "We realized that this is how we're going to win. We can't win unless we get some stops, unless we shut some guys down and make some teams miss. "The Wizards' focus in that regard on Thursday will be Anthony Edwards, who has posted career-best statistics in several categories while playing in his third season since being selected with the top overall pick of the 2020 NBA Draft.
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