who lost their fifth straight game after winning five of seven in a
stretch that suggested they were slowly turning around their season of
post-Kevin Garnett development.
Foye, who had a season-high 18 points. "A team like us, we can’t take
off any nights on defense.”
played as poorly as early in the season. Indiscriminate with the
basketball, they committed 11 of their 16 turnovers by halftime and
surrendered 99 points by third quarter’s end.
and a triple-double from Lamar Odom, L.A. dispatched a Wolves team that
didn’t have the guns to fire back on this evening. Al Jefferson managed
19 points and nine rebounds in 31 minutes, while Randy Foye had a
season-high 18 points in a season-high 29 minutes off the bench.
as it was a month ago. Consider this week: Sunday’s 105-82 blowout loss
at home to Toronto, Tuesday’s 92-88 loss at New Jersey during which the
Wolves shot just 36 percent, and then Wednesday’s embarrassing effort.
against the Lakers after missing Tuesday’s loss at New Jersey because
of a sprained right ankle.