MINNEAPOLIS -- One reason the Minnesota Timberwolves hold the fourth spot in the Western Conference this season has been their ability to avoid losing streaks.
Six times this season, Minnesota has lost back-to-back games. Each time, they ended the streaks at two by winning their next game. Saturday at home against Brooklyn is another chance to miss a three.
The Timberwolves return home from a three-game road trip in which it lost its last two games at Portland and Golden State. Thursday's 126-113 loss to the Warriors, with All-Star Jimmy Butler missing his fourth straight game, was a letdown with Golden State's 21 3-pointers to Minnesota's six.
The Warriors and Trail Blazers each scored at least 123 points, the first time the Wolves had allowed that many since Dec. 27 against Denver. >> Read more
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