Contenders Profile: T-Wolves
Minnesota has the talent to make a playoff run, if it can catch a few breaks
- Noah Graham/Getty ImagesThe Wolves could ask Kevin Love to be more of a distributor this season.
Editor's note: This is the final installment of a 12-part series profiling six Eastern Conference teams and six Western Conference teams that could knock off the Miami Heat. Today we look at the Minnesota Timberwolves.
While Minnesota's final record (26-40) might not show it, the 2011-12 season offered a glimpse of possible good times ahead for a franchise that hasn't made the playoffs since 2004 or had a winning record since '05.
The foundation is starting to take shape, however, and the T-Wolves have a number of things working in their favor.
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