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Timberwolves at Bobcats First Half Game Thread

The Wolves are in Charlotte looking to get two games over .500 against a resurgent Bobcats that features one of the better defenses in the league.

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Wolves at Bobcats
6:00 pm Central

The Wolves are back on the road after four games at Target Center, tonight to take on a Charlotte Bobcats team that looks poised for the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, as they sit 7th with a 31-34 record. The Bobs feature several ex-Wovles: Al Jefferson (still doing his 20 and 10 thing), Anthony Tolliver, and Luke Ridnour, who was traded earlier in the year by the Bucks.

Similar to the Wolves, the Bobcats are a fairly high free throw-low foul team, so the battle of the whistles could be important tonight. They are also the number one defensive rebounding team in the league currently, so the Wolves ability to get on the offensive glass will be tested.

And Josh McRoberts.

Expected lineups


Kemba Walker
Gerald Henderson
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Josh McRoberts
Al Jefferson


Ricky Rubio
Kevin Martin
Corey Brewer
Kevin Love
Nikola Pekovic

This is your first half game thread. This is a link to Rufus on Fire. Be excellent.

None of the things we don't like in game threads.

Enjoy the game. Go Wolves.