MINNEAPOLIS -- When data from the Timberwolves' 2013-14 season gets punched into the game program, certain metrics will stick out like a chuckhole on Hennepin Avenue.
Twelve losses by four points or fewer. Four wins in 19 tries on the second day of back-to-backs. A near league-worst opponent field-goal percentage of 47.
But after Minnesota's 102-87 loss to Chicago on Wednesday night at the Target Center, there's only one numerical truth that need be remembered: 23 times, the Timberwolves (39-39) have been .500.
They fizzled out in the second half and now have sported an even record nearly two dozen times. Even with the season's outcome already decided, they continue to exhibit they're neither transcendent, nor horrendous.
Just smack-dab in the middle.
"We've been around .500," coach Rick Adelman said. "That's kind of been where we are, and that's how we've played. We're hoping that we can win some down the stretch here, maybe inch over it. I don't know."
This time, a severe second-h...