THE WOLVES' WEEK AHEAD
Sunday: 6 p.m. vs. Toronto (FSN Plus)
Tuesday: 7 p.m. vs. Milwaukee (FSN)
Friday: 6 p.m. vs. Charlotte (FSN)
Player to watch: DeMar DeRozan, Raptors
The ninth pick taken in the 2009 draft – after the Wolves selected Ricky Rubio and Jonny Flynn fifth and sixth overall — is blossoming into a star and a frontrunner for the league's most improved player award. He has scored 30 or more points in four of his past seven games.
« My feeling is we're not that .500 team. »
— Wolves coach Rick Adelman, implying his team is better than the one that has flirted with an even record – but not much better – all season.