The day we have all been anxiously awaiting is nearly upon us. The Timberwolves open the season on Wednesday the 20th at home against the Houston Rockets. If Minnesota wants to be taken seriously this season, it all starts with a win over a lesser team in their season opener. From there, it is anyone’s guess as to where the season takes them. In an attempt to forego the typical Wolves record projections for this upcoming season, I will go through 7 predictions for different scenarios that will happen this year.
Rejoice, Wolves fans. 1–0 is upon us. I don’t know about all of you, but I felt a little sense of anxiety leading to tip-off on Wednesday night. I had that same queasy feeling I have gotten in the past when the Wolves put up a stinker to an inferior team. Thankfully this team seems different. Karl-Anthony Towns and his band of rockstars put my mind at ease very quickly in a 124–106 rout and it was clear the Wolves were the more talented and better prepared team. With 1 game down, here are 6 thoughts on the undefeated Wolves: