Wolves Updates 3/31Mad Dog blogs that the losses to the Sonics and Jazz left a "bitter taste in our mouth." Madsen also says if he got a vote in the MVP balloting, he "would have to go with Dirk Nowitzki."
NBA.com compiled a list of players' nicknames in China. Garnett's is "Lang Wang" which translates into "King of the Wolves."
From Steve Aschburner/Star Tribune:
The Timberwolves already have lost more often in 32 games with Randy Wittman (22 losses) as head coach than they did under fired Dwane Casey in 40 (20).
Garnett on Mark Blount:
"He's back to hitting shots and being more productive," forward Kevin Garnett said. "But everybody in the league goes through a little mini (lull)."
Pooh Richardson, the Wolves first-ever draft pick, was honored with a framed jersey in celebration of the team's 80s theme during yesterday's game.
Stats from last night's game:
Kevin Garnett, with 22 points and 20 rebounds, got his first 20-20 game of the season and 30th of his career.