MINNEAPOLIS – Wednesday afternoon, the Minnesota Timberwolves flew to Sacramento. They play there Thursday, then off to Phoenix late that night for a Friday game, then back home Friday night or Saturday morning to face the Bulls on Sunday. From there, they'll head out again Monday afternoon for a quick trip to Detroit and then back home late Tuesday night after their game against the Pistons, only to face the Lakers the next day in Minneapolis. That'll be the start of a four-game homestand, which you'd think would be a welcome thing, except for the minor details that said trip involves those Lakers, and then two days later a back-to-back against the Thunder and Grizzlies, a day off, and then the Celtics...
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