Before I begin, I would just like to thank the STOB crew for recruiting me to be a contributor to this great blog. I've been waiting patiently for quite some time boys but I knew my time would come!
Let's get into today's topic...
The T-Wolves snapped their 2 game skid last night with an impressive win at Portland. I feel this is one of the most impressive wins of the year for this young team not only because they put up 122pts on the road, but that they finished a 4 game West Coast road trip on a strong note. The T-Wolves finish 2-2 on the 4 game West Coast road trip...fans in Minnesota will be happy with that.
Notes to the game:
-K Love scores a ridiculous 42pts (1 shy of his career high)
-Rubio dishes out 12 assists (10 in the first quarter alone)
-Martell Webster faces his former team and puts up 21 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks
-Wesley Johnson commits 4 personal fouls in just 9 minutes of play
I know the Wolves really do not have much going on at the #2 position but something needs to change here. I am really tired of watching the train wreck that is Wesley Johnson. This guy just cannot shoot, period. Here are some of Mr. Johnson's 2011-2012 stats:
-Avg 5.8 PPG
I know Ridnour is a much smaller option at #2 but at least he will be able to shoot. I feel a trade of some sort to fill in that #2 spot would be this teams best option (cough Michael Beasley)
As it stands today, the T-Wolves are 19-19 and are 1.5 games back from the #8 seed in the Western Conference.
The T-Wolves are back at home tomorrow night to face a very tough Clippers squad (yours truly will be sitting in the 2nd row) Check back soon for my Clippers/T-Wolves game recap.