Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/13/14
MINNEAPOLIS A harsh reality has descended upon Minnesota: The Timberwolves, unless they somehow win every single one of their last 20 games, are not making the playoffs. (And even if they did somehow pull off that Heat-esque feat, which again, I emphasize, they will not, they still might be in jeopardy of falling short.) Maybe if the eight contending teams in the West were decimated by bubonic plague. Maybe if Dahntay Jones were to keep spraining superstars' ankles at a maniacal pace. But none of those things is going to happen, and that's probably for the best. So what's a poor, cold, disappointed Minnesotan to do? In lieu of wallowing or ice fishing too deep into the spring, I will suggest this: Jump on a bandwagon. There's no reason to miss out on the best basketball of the season just because the players you love turned out to be the most injured bunch in recent NBA history. Playoffs are fun. You might as well take part, buy a new T-shirt, flip on your cable. So now, a few sugg...
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