Minnesota Timberwolves Must Find Way to Retain Kevin Love and Michael Beasley

November 14th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
Finally, the Minnesota Timberwolves led off SportsCenter the last two days by doing something positive, and something all Timberwolves fans can be proud of, instead of the usual embarrassment.

Kevin Love not only had the NBA's 1st 30-30 game in 28 years, since Hall of Famer Moses Malone did it before some of us were born, but his sidekick Michael Beasley followed up a 42-point performance against the lowly Sacramento Kings with 35 points against the Knicks.

Keep in mind, not only did Minnesota erase a 21-point third quarter deficit but the team had two players score 30+ ppg in the same game. When was the last time that happened? Garnett and Marbury in 1996? This is the most excited I've been to be a Wolves fan since that time, and that is an understatement.

It's a shame that only 15,000+ got to see the game (at least that's the number being reported), but with a massive snowstorm that day, it's certainly understandable. Still, the Wolves who went into Big Bad Los Angeles and only lost by 5 points to the defending NBA Champion LA Lakers, the game may prove to be a season turning point. Also, don't look now, but the Wolves fans, 17th in t ...

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