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KNOW THIS

Karl-Anthony Towns scored at least 20 points in six of the Wolves’ first seven games this season, picking up where he left off last season when he averaged 25 ppg. But since then he has scored 20 or more in just six of 18 games.

WATCH THIS

The Wolves defeated a depleted Clippers team a few nights back at home, but they seem to have worn themselves out doing it. We’ll see if Minnesota has enough in the tank for Wednesday’s rematch in Los Angeles (9:30 p.m., FSN and ESPN).

 

RANDOM FANDOM

“Thibs sticks to the same rotation, only using three bench players sparingly like he’s in the Western Conference finals. The problem is, he thinks he’s right. He is stuck in his ways and refuses to change. The Wolves will be a 45-37 team and out in the first round.”

“jwills” commenting on startribune.com.

TWEETED

“I was talking to a very well known former NFL player/former college/current NFL coach [all fairly recent], and he referred to his time as an assistant at a top blue blood school [currently ranked in top 8] as ‘the worst period of his life,’ essentially due to recruiting.”

@smartfootball