Timberwolves Schedule: Top 5 Games in 2015-16

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Mar 13, 2015; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard

Russell Westbrook

(0) handles the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9) during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

#4 – Wolves @ Oklahoma City Thunder – Friday, January 15th

The Wolves will be in the middle of a brutal stretch of games to kick-off the 2016 calendar year when they visit Oklahoma City for their third ESPN game of the season.

In January, Minnesota will face Cleveland (twice), Dallas (twice), Oklahoma City (three times), Houston, New Orleans, and Memphis in a span of 11 games, with only a home game against the Phoenix Suns a contest in which the Wolves will likely be favored. It could legitimately be a 2-9 or 1-10 batch of games, and smack-dab in the middle is a Friday night divisional battle on national TV.

The Thunder are expecting to have a healthy Big Three of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Serge Ibaka this season, and the Wolves will have to face them three times in January and once more in March after not seeing them at all through the end of 2015.

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