NBA Key Players- MIN vs HOU, UTAH vs OKC
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets- MIN vs HOU
Jimmy Butler shined in the last encounter as Minnesota won their first playoff game since 2004.
The shoot-guard of Minnesota is averaging 17.3 points per game, 5.3 rebounds per game and 3.3 assists per game.
An enigma for much of first four seasons, Andrew Wiggins, the former No. 1 overall draft pick has flipped the switch in his first career postseason.
Wiggins is second leading scorer of the team with 17 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game and 3 assists per game through three contests.
After losing the last game to Minnesota Timberwolves, Rockets would be eyeing a strong comeback in the next clash and James Harden’s performance would play a crucial knock.
James Harden is averaging 28.3 points per game, 5.0 rebounds per game and 7.3 assists per game
Rockets starting point guard, Chris Paul feels that their defense were bad in the last game and they would be looking forward to bounce back after the defeat.
Chris Paul is the second-leading scorer of Houston Rockets with 19.3 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game and 6.0 assists per game.
Utah Jazz vs Oklahoma City Thunder- UTAH vs OKC
Donovan Mitchell has scored 55 points in the first two playoff games of his career. It is the most ever for a rookie and he also added 22 more points in 115-102 victory over the Thunder on Saturday night.
He is averaging 25.7 points per game, 9.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.
Ricky Rubio is averaging 20.3 points per game, 8.3 rebounds per game and 8.0 assists per game. Ricky Rubio shined against Oklohama City Thunder
Oklohama City Thunder
Paul George has outshined this season and he would be aiming to make big strides in the upcoming match against Utah Jazz.
Paul George is averaging 25.7 points per game, 6.3 rebounds per game and1.3 assists per game.
Russell Westbrook is the leading run-scorer of the season with 25.7 points per game, 6.3 rebounds per game and 1.3 assists per game.
Russell Westbrook has won gold medals in 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Olympics and has been in stellar form this season too.