Less than two weeks ago, the Timberwolves seemed headed for the sort of nasty freefall that could have tensed up the locker room and turned the prospect of securing home-court advantage in the playoffs into an uphill trek. After a deflating home loss to Seattle at the buzzer, the team needed a missed free throw by Chicago's Jalen Rose and a desperation three-pointer by Latrell Sprewell to eventually beat the Bulls in overtime. Then they came back to the Target Center and got outhustled and undressed for the second time this season by lowly Utah, evening... More >>>