With games against the Celtics, Cavaliers and Thunder in the next week, followed by a big stretch of road games later this month, the Timberwolves will be tested in January. How will they respond? We tackled that question and more on this week's Timberwolves Talk podcast. Listen at startribune.com and download at iTunes.
Boston is 11-2 against Western Conference teams this season, while the Wolves are only 4-9 against the East. Minn-esota will hope to reverse that trend Friday against the Celtics (6 p.m., ESPN).
"Most importantly, Latavius Murray doesn't fumble. Murray goes through the line with both arms wrapped tightly around the ball unlike another big-game fumbler we all knew and loved."
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"Any chance Teague comes off the bench when he is healthy? Ball moves so much better with Tyus out here. Teague takes the ball and holds it all the time."