The Wizards will face a very shorthanded Timberwolves team on Friday. Already without Kevin Love, Brandon Roy and Chase Budinger, the Timberwolves also won't have starters Alexey Shved and Nikola Pekovic.
Pek and Alexey Shved will not travel to Washington, D.C. with the team. #Twolves— Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) January 24, 2013
Pekovic has not played since last Thursday against the Clippers due to a right quad injury. Shved missed Wednesday's game against the Nets with a sprained left ankle. Greg Stiemsma and Luke Ridnour started Wednesday's game and probably will do so again on Friday.