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Timberwolves in Florida for a Two Game Road Trip

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Just a morning thread for your enjoyment.

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning friends.

Just a short open thread for your morning enjoyment.

The Wolves open a two game road trip in Florida tonight in Miami, at 6:30 pm CST. This will be the 2nd and last meeting between the two teams this season, as the Heat were at Target Center a couple of weeks ago in what was probably the team's worst with Rubio performance. The Wolves will look to get a split in the season series on the road. Tomorrow they are in Orlando to face the Magic.

Ricky Rubio practiced yesterday with the team, but is listed as questionable for tonight. I am just going to assume he is out until I see otherwise.

Meanwhile, the team flew to Florida after practice, raising the big question: Did they make it in time for the Early Bird Special?

Today in History

1278: 690 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for making counterfeit coins. 
1298: John Balliol becomes King of Scots
1558: Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England following the death of her half sister "Bloody" Mary
1603: Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason
1785: Church of England organizes in New England
1800: First session of Congress to be held at the new Capitol building in Washington DC
1855: David Livingstone is first European to see Victoria Falls
1869: Suez Canal opens
1933: Marx Brothers' "Duck Soup" premieres in the U.S. 
1973: Nixon: "Well I am not a crook"

Today's musical birthday is Gordon Lightfoot, born in 1938

We'll be back with more later. Have a great day.