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MinnPost Picks: on au pairs, a Queen's death, and the NBA's PB&J addiction

MinnPost Picks: on au pairs, a Queen's death, and the NBA's PB&J addiction

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Will the Wolves ever develop the ability to play sustained team defense?

Will the Wolves ever develop the ability to play sustained team defense?

The brief and predictably specious boomlet of playoff talk surrounding this year’s Wolves turned out to be a mirage.

Ricky Rubio

The days of the Timberwolves being a laughingstock are over

Does this mean the Wolves will snag a playoff berth? Doubtful. But the chance to be obliterated in a first-round playoff series is a short-term endgame that ignores the greater good of the Wolves metamorphosis.