Sacramento Kings defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 114-100

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. - Jonny Flynn traveled from town to town auditioning for work so often last summer, the days and the workouts leading to the June draft became one big blur.

But there's one day and one workout he'll remember long after the memory of the Timberwolves' ninth consecutive loss, 114-100 to the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night, fades.

That was a morning at Target Center, when he and nearly every other point guard except for two in a draft class bursting ...

PHOENIX - The Timberwolves hastily departed their ARCO Arena locker room on Sunday night with one lonely word left scribbled on a marker-board wall long after they headed for the airport and a flight to Phoenix.

Adversity.

They have already lived it during a 14-53 season in which the Wolves have lost their past nine games and 15 of their last 16.

But, just as a reminder, the topic was coach Kurt Rambis' theme following a 114-100 defeat to the Kings that wasn't nea...