Open thread: Regular season game 21


The essentials:
Timberwolves (3-15) at Wizards (10-10)
7 p.m.
Verizon Center
CSN

This year:
November 16: Wizards 105, Timberwolves 89.

Notable Timberwolves numbers this season
29th in expected winning percentage (.202).
14th in pace factor (90.8 possessions per game).
24th in offensive efficiency/offensive rating (102.1).
29th in defensive efficiency/defensive rating (112.6).

Key links

T-Wolves Blog.
Talkin' T-Wolves.
Canis Hoops.
Wolves Watch.
T-Wolves blog blog preview.

Starting lineups:
Timberwolves
PG: Sebastian Telfair
SG: Marko Jaric
SF: Corey Brewer
PF: Al Jefferson
C: Craig Smith

Wizards
PG: Antonio Daniels
SG: DeShawn Stevenson
SF: Caron Butler
PF: Antawn Jamison
C: Brendan Haywood

Tonight's lines:
Timberwolves at Wizards: Wizards by 8.5.
Over/Under on Big 2 scoring: 44.3 points.

There's no reason why we shouldn't roll tonight.

That is all.

This is an open game thread, so discuss whether this Timberwolves team is worse than the Christian Laettner-led 1992/93 edition.

GO WIZARDS!

Update [2007-12-11 19:8:2 by Pradamaster]: Songaila's dressing tonight. That should help somewhat with Minnesota's inside players.

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