Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/31/14
MINNEAPOLIS In the NBA, the distinction between Dec. 31, 2012 and Jan. 1, 2013 is nil. The season continues, the games keep on coming and teams are largely the same as they were the night before. Regardless, though, there's some finality to the end of a calendar year, especially for a team like the Timberwolves that's so dramatically different today than it was at the end of last season. On that note, let's look back at the five best and five worst moments for the Timberwolves in 2012, everything from botched dunks to the amnesty clause to the point guard who's assumed an almost mythical persona in just 12 months in the league. THE WORST OF TIMES 1. Ricky Rubio's torn ACL, obviously. March 9. Target Center. Fourth quarter. Lakers. Timberwolves up, 102-101. You remember, too vividly, most likely. I'm pretty sure March 9 will always be the day Rubio tore his ACL to me, even 20 years from now, wherever I am, even if my first-born child enters the world on that very date. Now, 10 mon...
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