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Basic math shows Wolves need to go on streak

It's not that complicated. With 16 games to go and the Timberwolves 2.5 games out of the NBA playoffs, they need to start piling up wins right now.
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It's not that complicated. With 16 games to go and the Timberwolves 2.5 games out of the NBA playoffs, they need to start piling up wins right now.

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