With 10 seconds left in last night's season-opening tilt, it sure looked like the hometown Timberwolves were headed for a disappointing defeat.
After leading for basically the entire game, the T-Wolves let a team widely expected to be one of the worst in the NBA, the Orlando Magic, surge past them in the final minutes, and following a number of empty offensive trips, they trailed 103-100 and needed a something akin to a miracle just to force overtime.SEE ALSO: Wolves take swipe at Heat's Harlem Shake video... with a baseball bat
That state of affairs, combined with coach Rick Adelman's curious lineup choices (no minutes for Derrick Williams? A third-quarter lineup where turn-your-frown-upside-down Alexey Shved
was the best offensive option?), led yours truly to offer up this tweet: