Click here for the forum's thread for tonight's game against the SpursGame previews:Sporting NewsStar TribuneFrom Benjamin Polk/City Pages: Minnesota Timberwolves scuffle; Denver Nuggets barely noticeFrom True Hoop: The Timberwolves' long-term approachNikola Pekovic, currently playing for Panathinaikos, is part of the sales pitch -- and yet not one current Timberwolf is. Could it be any clearer that this team is positioning itself for the long term?That kind of thinking has been evident in the coaching, too. In recent days, the team has had private trainer Idan Ravin in to run some special sessions in addition to regular practices and shootarounds. It is yet another break from the norm.Ravin is the focus of a whole chapter of Chris Ballard's The Art of a Beautiful Game, in which Carmelo...

Read more at the source of this article