Wolves surging to the finish line
Kevin McHale has the Timberwolves playing with a sense of desperation as they chase the final playoff spot.
Coach Kevin McHale's Timberwolves are making a charge down the stretch and exerting all resources to earn the eighth seed in the West. Six wins in seven games wins have lifted the Timberwolves to 39-35.
Trailing Memphis by three games in the loss column, having lost the season series three games to one, the odds are against the Wolves. But the Grizzlies have a difficult schedule left, giving Minnesota hope. The Wolves also are four games behind Denver, but will own the tiebreaker over the Nuggets with a win on Friday night.
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