Minnesota Timberwolves’ Confidence Grows As They Beat Lakers & Knicks In Europe

October 6th, 2010 by Michael Botsford Leave a reply »
Although it’s painfully obvious that overreacting to preseason victories is a little like seeing a three year old hammering away aimlessly on a toy xylophone and declaring him to be the next Mozart, they can’t be ignored.

The Timberwolves are undefeated in the preseason, and have beaten the Champions of the World and the New York Knicks.

There is no telling how much good these victories will do for the team, or how much of a confidence booster this will be for the young players just joining the Timberwolves. It also sends a message to the David Khan haters that this team is hungry, and will be winning more than they did last season. Yahoo Sports! foolishly predicted they will win just 13 games in this coming season.

While the king of the Lakers, Kobe Bryant, may only have played six minutes, the win should represent a massive moral victory for the Timberwolves, who were definitely the underdogs for the clash in London.

When all the local media coverage before the big game uses horrendous puns to focus on the uncles of Kevin Love instead of his rebounding, you know the team isn't fancied much.

But despite the la ...

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