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Tuesday (The Wolves seem headed for late-season meltdown) edition: Wha' Happened?

Posted by: Michael Rand under Wolves news Updated: March 25, 2014 - 10:45 AM

It's been a long time since the Timberwolves had what could be defined as a successful season. In particular, it's been a long time since they finished a year on a positive note.

Last year? They started 16-15, then went 15-36 over the final 51 games.

Two years ago? They were 21-19 before Ricky Rubio got hurt and then 5-21 thereafter.

Three years ago? They ended the year on a 15-game losing streak.

Four years ago? A wretched 2-29 to close things.

You get the picture.

This year? It remains to be seen. One thing the Wolves had generally avoided over the first 60-plus games of the year was a truly wretched stretch. They had stayed around .500 for almost all of it, never getting too high or too low. But a deflating loss to Phoenix on Sunday, followed by a beatdown by Memphis on Monday, has Minnesota on the wrong side of .500 again at 34-35. And we fear based on body language, mounting injuries and general disappointment that another season-ending slide is in the offing.

As such, we'll find out a lot about the character and possibly the future of the team, as assembled, in these final 13 games.

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Washington 1 Top 3rd Inning
NY Mets 0
Philadelphia 0 Bottom 3rd Inning
Miami 1
Toronto 0 Bottom 3rd Inning
Cleveland 0
Cincinnati 0 Top 2nd Inning
Atlanta 3
Tampa Bay 0 Top 2nd Inning
Baltimore 0
Chicago WSox - J. Danks 1:10 PM
Minnesota - M. Pelfrey
Detroit - A. Sanchez 1:10 PM
Kansas City - J. Guthrie
Seattle - J. Happ 1:10 PM
Houston - R. Hernandez
Pittsburgh - V. Worley 1:15 PM
St. Louis - M. Wacha
Milwaukee - J. Nelson 1:20 PM
Chicago Cubs - J. Hammel
Oakland - S. Gray 2:05 PM
Texas - Y. Gallardo
LA Angels - J. Weaver 3:05 PM
San Francisco - T. Lincecum
Colorado - K. Kendrick 3:10 PM
San Diego - J. Shields
Arizona - C. Anderson 3:10 PM
Los Angeles - B. Anderson
NY Yankees - A. Warren 7:05 PM
Boston - J. Kelly
Washington 46 2nd Qtr 2:52
Atlanta 54
Memphis 2:30 PM
Golden State
Tampa Bay 5:00 PM
Montreal
Minnesota 7:30 PM
Chicago
Calgary 9:00 PM
Anaheim
Chicago 4:00 PM
Sporting Kansas City
Seattle 6:00 PM
New York City

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