Whether you're a swooning optimist or a reflexive cynic regarding the fortunes of the new and theoretically improved Minnesota Timberwolves, the team's performance in its first seven games of the 2003-04 season has given you ammunition. The glib thing to say is that there is no way of knowing the Wolves' capabilities just yet. Even if the squad was completely healthy, November's games figured to be spent on players learning each other's tendencies and... More >>>