Greg Smith-US PRESSWIRE
The Minnesota Timberwolves are currently situated at .500 with the Denver Nuggets and the Utah Jazz.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are currently situated at .500 with the Denver Nuggets and the Utah Jazz in the Northwest Division. After a quick start to the season, the Timberwolves have fallen back to Earth. They were 5-2 to start the regular season, but have dropped three in a row. Minnesota has dropped games to the Charlotte Bobcats, the Golden State Warriors and the Denver Nuggets, and they're currently 5-5 overall.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are currently the leaders of the Northwest Division. After a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City has ripped off three wins in a row, beating the New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers in succession. OKC currently posts a 9-3 record and has a three-game lead in the division.
Though the Timberwolves are tied for second, Utah and Denver both stand at 6-6 in the division, with one more win and one more loss than Minnesota. Those three lead the Portland Trailblazers, who are 5-6.