TIPSHEET

Compiled by Ken Chia

KNOW THIS

Before Bo Ryan's arrival in 2001-02, Wisconsin had not won a Big Ten men's basketball title since 1947. Under Ryan, the Badgers have won four conference titles in 14 seasons.

WATCH THIS

If you're not one of the lucky 1,000 fans who got a free ticket from Kevin Garnett for the Wolves and Clippers, you can watch from the comfort of your living room instead (7 p.m., FSN).

RANDOM FANDOM

"It is still not in the Wild's best interest to go out and acquire an 'enforcer' unless that player also has the skills and speed to play the game the way it needs to be played."

daveylee on the Wild's perceived lack of an enforcer at startribune.com.

Weigh in on what you're thinking about to mrand@startribune.com

TWEETED

"I do have one regret I finished with 18 homeruns really wanted to get 20 so if any team wants to sign me for 3yrs that should be enough time."

Juan Pierre, retiring after 614 stolen bases over 14 major league seasons … and 18 homers.

@JPBeastMode