Originally posted on TWolves Blog  |  Last updated 2/1/13
Sweet redemption. The last time the Lakers made an appearance at Target Center, Ricky Rubio blew out a knee. Of note during that game: Kevin Love was out. Of note during that game: The Lakers were at full health and the Wolves were one non-knee blow out away from sneaking away with the win. It came down to the final minute. Let that be the mindset for how this team SHOULD be playing with Kevin Love still out with injury. 11 months later, the Lakers are back, in the midst of a franchise collapse only rivaled by the Wolves this season.  We have reached a point in the season....the halfway point in fact....where it just seems to me that the Wolves should start winning some games if this team is worth it's weight in salary. The Wolves started 5-2 without Love. Good teams have guys who step up. Rubio is starting to somewhat regain his form, the options available throughout the rest of the roster remain immeasurably better than last season. And here we are with, in all reality, on...
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