Things are hectic around TWB right now as CW is out of town and having internet issues. The weather is beautiful here in Minnesota on this Friday night and makes for ripe conditions for throwing down a few cold ones. But alas, here are some Friday afternoon mini-links for the crazy diehard Wolves fans out there.

Here's the link to the forum game thread: Lakers @ Wolves

Sporting News Game Preview

Trying to avoid matching a season high with their third straight loss, the visiting Lakers look for an 11th consecutive victory over the lowly Timberwolves on Friday night.

It's uncertain if Bryant, averaging 27.1 points this season, will be given a second straight night off to rest his swollen right knee and aching right index finger. As a precaution, the All-Star sat out Los Angeles'...

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