Maybe there’s a moment when the culture of futility of the Minnesota Timberwolves can be exiled to the dust bin of history.
Maybe this was it.
Andrew Wiggins hit the last-second shot on Sunday night after the Oklahoma City Thunder went up by a point with a few seconds to go, an invitation for the Timberwolves of years past to pack it in.
We will posit — again — that Alan Horton is the greatest play-by-play announcer in the history of Minnesota sports.
Jim Peterson, the Timberwolves’ TV analyst, called it the best game performance in the last 13 years.
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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