Some NBA cities are getting all jazzed up for the excitement of the NBA playoffs.
And then there’s Minneapolis, where the local team has missed the playoffs for a 13th consecutive year.
So we get a new logo, which will be unveiled on Tuesday.
Oh, it’s more than a logo, people.
Last night, the Timberwolves blew a four-point lead with under a minute left, losing to the third-worst team in the league.
Blame the old logo.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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