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The Timberwolves have been a disappointment so far this season, but they pulled one out for their coach in his return to Chicago.
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It's extremely likely that the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to get really good, really soon. To a sizable portion of NBA fans, however, "really soon" has come to mean "right away."
Tom Thibodeau is known as the NBA's foremost defensive mind, and a hard-driving hardass. In Minnesota, he can stick with what works, and start fresh with everything else.
Team-building is tricky but a combination of luck and talented youngsters like Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns is giving Minnesota reason to be optimistic.
Zach LaVine pulled off a 360 dunk in the middle of a game against the Hornets.
Sudbury Ontario's Jordan Kilganon threw down a filthy 50 dunk in jeans.
Move over Vince Carter.
We have some tips on what to watch for in Saturday's Slam Dunk Contest. Pray for Zach LaVine.