Timberwolves will be in express mode to prepare for shortened NBA season

If NBA players and owners approve their new labor deal, it will trigger a busy month of preparation for a shortened season. The T-Wolves will be breaking in a few new players as well as a new coaching staff. It's looking like December 26th could be their opening night.
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If NBA players and owners approve their new labor deal, it will trigger a busy month of preparation for a shortened season. The T-Wolves will be breaking in a few new players as well as a new coaching staff. It's looking like December 26th could be their opening night.

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