Raptors Tipoff

MIKE GANTER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:44 AM ET

MARQUEE MATCHUP

Chris Bosh vs. Al Jefferson

Bosh served notice Saturday night against New Jersey with 36 points that he is back to his pre-injury self. He'll be matched up against Jefferson, the biggest scoring threat in the Timberwolves lineup. Jefferson is averaging 17.3 points per game and 9.4 rebounds a night.

SCOUTING REPORT

The Wolves are in free fall having lost 12 in a row and 18 of their past 19. Kevin Love, who was supposed to be a member of the Wolves core has come off the bench in 24 of the past 25 games.

DID YOU KNOW

The Raptors have an 11-game win streak against the Wolves, including a 94-88 win in December .... Former Raptor draft pick Nathan Jawai, the "Aussie Shaq", is back with Minny after a stint in the D-League ... Darko Milicic, the biggest mistake of the 2003 draft that brought Bosh to Toronto, has started at centre for the Wolves in seven of nine games in March.


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