1. Yes, the Minnesota Timberwolves are the worst team in the NBA. Yes, the Boston Celtics trailed them by 17 points at one point. Yes, Boston had a collapse late in the game as Minnesota forced overtime. But, yes, the Celtics won the game.
You know what else? It doesn’t really matter anymore. The Celtics are just above .500 and in a battle with a bunch of teams between 4th and 9th in the Eastern Conference. As Brad Stevens has become fond of saying “Every win counts the same and we’ll take them however we can get them”.