Keys to the Wolf Den: Perspective of a Wolves Fan and the Cold Truth

December 29th, 2009 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
Sometimes a writer has to get deep down and personal when it comes to a team that he's writing about.

No ifs, ands, or buts about it: I am a fan of the Minnesota Timberwolves. I will admit that, upon me initially starting to write for them, I realized I was blindsided by my own negligence and immaturity in finding a positive in all of their negatives.

I'm starting to realize that there aren't always positives.

Watching the San Antonio game, I realized something.

"Those Wolves have the talent to win games."

So why don't they? You could suggest that they are better than their 7-25 record.

We've seen the Wolves defeat the Denver Nuggets and the Utah Jazz twice. Why not the San Antonio Spurs?

When Kurt Rambis says, "They don't come out with the energy," I mean they really don't .

Watching the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Sacramento Kings in one of the best games I've seen all year. It's clear to see that even young talent can compete with the best, and while the Wolves have done it, they are far too inconsistent when it comes to effort and, at times, are extremely lackadaisical.

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