How to watch Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets: TV channel, NBA live stream info, start time

Written by on May 16, 2024

3rd Quarter Report

Fortunes may be turning around for the Timberwolves after losing three in a row. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead the Nuggets 86-61.

The Timberwolves came into the contest with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We’ll see if they’re able to flip the script or if it’ll just be more of the same.

Who’s Playing

Denver Nuggets @ Minnesota Timberwolves

Regular Season Records: Denver 57-25, Minnesota 56-26

Current Series Standings: Denver 3, Minnesota 2

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Target Center — Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • TV: ESPN
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Ticket Cost: $165.00

What to Know

On Thursday, the Denver Nuggets will fight it out against the Minnesota Timberwolves in a Western Conference playoff contest at 8:30 p.m. ET at Target Center. The Timberwolves are crawling into this match hobbled by three consecutive losses, while the Nuggets will bounce in with three consecutive wins.

The Nuggets are headed into the game after throughly thrashing the Timberwolves: they outscored them in every quarter. The Nuggets strolled past the Timberwolves with points to spare on Tuesday, taking the game 112-97.

It was another big night for Nikola Jokic, who dropped a double-double on 40 points and 13 assists. He is trending in the right direction, as he’s improved his point production for three straight games.

The Nuggets are a win away from taking the series as they lead the Timberwolves 3-2. Check back on CBS Sports after the game to see if the Nuggets can seal the deal or if the Timberwolves earn another chance to play this season.


Minnesota is a slight 2.5-point favorite against Denver, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 2.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The oddsmakers are predicting a defensive showdown and set the over/under low at 204.5 points.

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Series History

Denver has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Minnesota.

  • May 14, 2024 – Denver 112 vs. Minnesota 97
  • May 12, 2024 – Denver 115 vs. Minnesota 107
  • May 10, 2024 – Denver 117 vs. Minnesota 90
  • May 06, 2024 – Minnesota 106 vs. Denver 80
  • May 04, 2024 – Minnesota 106 vs. Denver 99
  • Apr 10, 2024 – Denver 116 vs. Minnesota 107
  • Mar 29, 2024 – Minnesota 111 vs. Denver 98
  • Mar 19, 2024 – Denver 115 vs. Minnesota 112
  • Nov 01, 2023 – Minnesota 110 vs. Denver 89
  • Apr 25, 2023 – Denver 112 vs. Minnesota 109

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