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Injured, road-weary Wolves head to Charlotte

The Timberwolves might be battered and bruised, but if they want to keep their slim NBA playoff hopes alive, then a victory over the 7-40 Charlotte Bobcats tonight is a must.
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The Timberwolves might be battered and bruised, but if they want to keep their slim NBA playoff hopes alive, then a victory over the 7-40 Charlotte Bobcats tonight is a must.

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