The Minnesota Timberwolves are a decent basketball team nowadays, but only a few years ago, they really sucked. Like, they would finish last in the entire National Basketball Association. Even worse than the Toronto Raptops. They used to be good, when they had Kevin Garnett, but then the power forward went to the Boston Celtics and helped them win several world titles. The Timberwolves were left to fend for themselves, lonely wolves separated from the pack.
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On Saturday September 15, the Golden Bears soccer team is playing the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves. Last week, UNBC played its first Canada West Conference games, both against Victoria. In game one, they were only down 2-1 at half. In game two, the players must have been out really late the night before, or everyone got food poisoning, or battled through extreme motion sickness, because they lost 8-0. EIGHT GOALS. Yes, UNBC lived up to the Minnesota Timberwolves tradition of 2010, and got spanked. That eight-goal loss left a mark on the T-wolves’ furry bottoms.
When UNBC comes to town on Saturday for their 2 pm affair at Foote Field, it’s sort of like the Minnesota Timberwolves of 2010 playing the Miami Heat of 2012. Lebron and D-Wade (oh, and Chris Bosh) versus… some players.
In a recent imaginary interview with several illustrious researchers at NASA, they predicted a 6-1 outcome. Should we trust NASA? Or is Neil Armstrong walking on the moon all a hoax, a figment of the imagination? Unfortunately, Armstrong has passed, but we still reached out to Lance Armstrong for comment. Much to our dismay, his PR people didn’t grant our request for some UNBC-Golden Bears comments. Whatever. We’re fine with that. A little disheartened. But it’s ok. No love lost. We’re not disappointed at all. Not one bit. Nope.
What are your thoughts about this weekend’s Bears and T-wolves contest?