Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/18/14
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves have just one game remaining in 2012, and now that we're two months into the season, it's a bit easier to evaluate what lies ahead. Most preseason analysis now seems irrelevant -- I clearly remember counting a November matchup against Golden State as a likely win and noting that the Timberwolves were fortunate not to face the Lakers until February -- so now, with nine weeks' worth of games behind us, let's take a better look at what January will bring: With 15 games, the team has three more than it did in December, which was a relatively light month, and as many as it did in November, the month in which it began the season 7-8. It'll face 13 different teams, with two games each against the Clippers and Hawks, and nine of those 13 teams currently have records of .500 or greater. The Timberwolves will face five teams for the first time this season -- the Jazz, Hawks, Spurs, Clippers and Wizards -- and will see their third game against both the Nuggets a...
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