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WOLVES’ WEEK AHEAD

Sunday: 5 p.m. at New Orleans

Tuesday: 8:30 p.m. vs. S. A.

Friday: 9:30 p.m. at L.A. Lakers

Saturday: 9 p.m. at Portland

Sun. FSN+; Tue. FSN/ESPN; Fri., Sat. FSN

Player to watch: DeMarcus Cousins, Pelicans

The Wolves get their first look at a Pelicans team with not one star big man but two: Anthony Davis and now Cousins, who are trying to jell in time for the playoffs.

VOICES

“Yeah, that’s probably true.”

Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau when told last week in Boston that old-timers there remember him as a defense-optional player at Salem (Mass.) State long ago.