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"We have to get better," Watson said. "For us to be where we want to be, we have to get better [and] grow. Down the stretch, we can’t give up layups. Defensively, we have to lock in. We have to take our mental concentration to a whole [different] level."


At a glance

Timberwolves at Jazz

At EnergySolutions Arena

Tipoff » Saturday, 7 p.m.

TV » Root Sports

Radio » 1320 AM, 1600 FM, 98.7 FM

Records » Jazz 9-5, Timberwolves 6-8

Series » Jazz lead, 62-31

Last meeting » Jazz, 119-104 (March 16)

About the Jazz » They have won five of their past six against Minnesota, going back to 2009-10. … They made 26 of 29 free throws in Thursday’s loss to Dallas. … In the past two games, C.J. Miles averages 18 points, four rebounds and three steals. He has made 12 of 24 shots.

About the Timberwolves » They are the third straight Jazz opponent who will be playing back-to-back games. … They are led by Kevin Love, who averages 25.2 points and 14.5 rebounds. … Rookie Ricky Rubio averages 10.4 points and 8.3 assists. … Opponents shoot only 43.2 percent.

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