Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 2/1/13
MINNEAPOLIS There wasn't much news out of the Timberwolves morning shootaround, except perhaps that the team doesn't seem to have sustained any further injuries and should play with 12 men again Friday night. And this season, that might be considered news.On Wednesday against the Clippers, the team had 12 available players for the first time since Dec. 26, and it used 10 of them. Coach Rick Adelman elected not to play Lou Amundson or Chris Johnson, and it'll be interesting to see whether he implements the plan he's floated of playing Johnson alongside fellow center Nikola Pekovic.Losing streaks: The Timberwolves have lost 19 straight to the Lakers. The last time they beat Kobe and company was March 6, 2007, in a double-overtime game. Last season, though, Minnesota played the Lakers close in three of four contests, losing 106-101 on Jan. 29, 105-102 on March 9 (the day Ricky Rubio tore his ACL) and 97-92 on March 16. Moral victory?The Lakers' 19-game winning streak over the Timberwo...
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