November 10, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins was a late scratch for the game on Tuesday night against Charlotte because of a sore right knee.

Wiggins was coming off back-to-back games of at least 30 points for the first time in his young career. That included 33 in a road victory over Atlanta on Monday night that improved the Timberwolves to a surprising 4-2.

Wiggins arrived at Target Center on Tuesday night and got some attention on his knee, but the Timberwolves weren't taking any chances with their young star. Kevin Martin started in his place.

Veteran Kevin Garnett was also given the night off to rest on the second night of a back-to-back. Adreian Payne started at power forward for him.

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