New Orleans Pelicans vs Minnesota Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves and the New Orleans Pelicans played each other less than two weeks ago, but a lot has changed since then.
Most notably, the Timberwolves fired head coach Tom Thibodeau and promoted assistant Ryan Saunders to interim head coach. They won in Saunders' debut on Tuesday in Oklahoma City (119-117) but lost in the final minute to Dallas (119-115) in Saunders' home debut Friday.
The Pelicans' 123-114 victory against the Timberwolves on Dec. 31 in New Orleans started a stretch in which the Pelicans have won four of five. They have their first three-game winning streak since mid-November as they travel to Minneapolis on Saturday in the opener of a five-game road trip.Read More...