NBA: Portland 104, Minnesota 84

November 12th, 2009 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »

How much can you really take away from a game like this? I could talk about how good Greg Oden looked when Al Jefferson wasn’t sneaking around him for buckets. But it’s the Timberwolves. I could talk about how that two point guard lineup was pretty nifty again. But it’s the Timberwolves. Portland is working toward becoming a very good team, but Minnesota is a mess. That pretty much sums it up.

Since moving to last summer I’ve talked with a fair amount of Timberwolves fans when I could find them. They are hurting. They still talk about the Brandon Roy trade. Most of them condemn the Mayo-for-Love deal. (One of the lone Love supporters I found turned out to be Travis Diener's cousin. This has nothing to do with this entry but is so random I had to include it).

They don't seem hopeful, they seem like a group that has had such bad management of their team for years that they expect it to continue into infinity. Like I said, they are hurting.

There are so many ways to describe how lost this franchise is. They don’t have a true home court advantage because ...

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