Wolves run gauntlet against best: Heat, Mavs up next

Now that the Timberwolves are off to a 0-2 start -- with close losses to Oklahoma City and Milwaukee -- things get much tougher. Up next: LeBron James and the Miami Heat, followed by the NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks.
Author:
Publish date:

Now that the Timberwolves are off to a 0-2 start -- with close losses to Oklahoma City and Milwaukee -- things get much tougher. Up next: LeBron James and the Miami Heat, followed by the NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks.

Next Up

Related

Wolves preparing for LeBron, Heat

The Timberwolves are back in action Friday night when they welcome the undefeated Miami Heat at Target Center. LeBron James is leading the Heat with 32.7 points per game. The Wolves could be without J.J. Barea, who missed practice Thursday with a strained hamstring.

Wolves face another Texas test against Spurs

After that big win in Dallas, the Timberwolves are back home tonight to take on the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs are 12-7 overall, but are just 2-6 on the road this year. Plus, they have to face red-hot Kevin Love who is coming off a 31-point performance against the Mavericks.

Wolves blast Mavericks in Dallas, 105-90

The Timberwolves outscored the Mavericks by 17 points in the second half en route to a 105-90 win in Dallas Wednesday night. Kevin Love continued his dominance with 31 points and 10 rebounds. Ricky Rubio added a double-double of his own with 17 points and 12 assists.

Kevin Garnett has Celtics on verge of upsetting Heat

We have the feeling Timberwolves fans have adopted the Boston Celtics in the NBA playoffs. And why not? Ex-Wolf Kevin Garnett is proving to be the difference-maker against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Finals. KG had 26 points last night to help the Celtics take a 3-2 lead against LeBron James and company.