A win Saturday night against the struggling Dallas Mavericks would give the Timberwolves their first four-game winning streak since December 2012, when Rick Adelman was the coach. A lot has changed since then. Here’s a look at that team:
Winning streak in 2012:
Dec. 7 vs. Cleveland 91-73: Cavs were a last-place team.
Dec. 12, vs. Denver 108-105: The best win in the streak.
Dec. 14 at New Orleans 113-102: The then-Hornets won 27 games.
Dec. 15 vs. Dallas 114-106 (OT): No Dirk Nowitzki.
Starting five for most of the streak: Andrei Kirilenko, Kevin Love, Nikola Pekovic, Luke Ridnour, Alexey Shved (Ricky Rubio made his return from knee surgery in the OT victory over Dallas, coming off the bench).