Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Return to fame
It had been six or seven years since TNT had broadcasted a Minnesota Timberwolves game.
Kevin Garnett had long been a fixture that made the Timberwolves relevant. But as the team fell apart and the franchise eventually moved Garnett on to a new home, the Timberwolves fell into despondency. They were more than irrelevant. The Wolves became the butt of a lot of jokes.
To some extent, they are still battling that perception. Kevin Love's questions about the franchise's future and his own recently shed some light on a franchise that is still figuring things out.
If there are more games like Thursday's 99-93 win over the streaking Thunder, however, TNT will be in Minneapolis much more often and the Timberwolves will find themselves fighting for more than Lottery position.
Nikola Pekovic dominated the first half with the Wolves moving the ball seamlessly in and out...