Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/18/14
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves practiced Monday before heading out on a one-game trip to Detroit, where they play Tuesday night. In a trick of the schedule, the Pistons are the last team the Timberwolves have not played yet this season, and they'll face them again just more than a week later, on April 6. Those two Detroit games, along with one against Toronto on April 5, present the easiest chances for the team to accrue a few more wins going forward. Home games against the Suns and Jazz the last week of the season should also be perfectly winnable, and game no. 82 in San Antonio might also be a possible win if Gregg Popovich decides to rest his starters, which he's wont to do. (The game is not on national TV, so the Spurs coach can safely assume that if he does so, David Stern will not take away his home or his car.) That number doesn't necessarily matter -- the team will finish the season with 30 or fewer wins, most likely -- but five more wins will get Rick Adelman his 1,000th c...
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