February 9, 2014

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trailblazers

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Portland Trailblazers
Todd Swank's Diary Entry for February 9, 2014

On Friday night, we hooked up with our good friends, Jason, Jen, and Tim at Teresa's Mexican restaurant in Lakeville.  I ate a Philly Cheesesteak Burrito and found myself with a little bit of heaven in my mouth.

We had lots of laughs.  Especially when Jason passed out at the table with his eyes wide open.

The conversations tend to get a little bit naughty when we hang out with these people.  I like it, but Miss Sheri still gets taken aback quite a bit.

Eventually Jason woke up to join the party again, but ended up paying very little attention to his friends.  Instead he just kept making out with his girl all night.

At least the band was good.  Miss Sheri and I ended up dancing for the rest of the night until it was time to go home to the kiddies.

On Saturday night, we went to see the Minnesota Timberwolves play the Portland Trailblazers.  It was  our first Wolves game of the year.  The team has been struggling to stay above 500 all year which is a bit of a let down because we had high hopes for the playoffs this year.  We were hopeful to watch them win a game.

Our friends, Cathy and Jeff, joined us for the game.  It was great to see them because it was the first time since they announced to the world that they're getting married!  We're so happy for them.

I went down to the court to get pictures and discovered that we were in for a rough night.  Our All-star, Kevin Love, was out of the game do to a quad contusion and our shooting guard, Kevin Martin, was out with a broken thumb.  Along with our big center, Nicola Pekovic, who has been out for a couple of weeks due to injury, that was three starters out for the game.  My hopes for a win were quickly diminishing.  At least my favorite player, Ricky Rubio, was in the game.  He actually even scored a career high 25 points which was fun to watch!

But we lost.  Another close game given up in the fourth quarter led to a 117-110 victory for Portland.  It's hard to be a Timberwolves fan.  And a Vikings fan.  And a pretty much anything Minnesota fan.

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