The Spurs can't play down to the opponents they should beat, including the Wolves. They should bring their 'A' game and end it in the first half as to rest their starters. But give Minnesota confidence and string them along, they will embarass the Spurs. And contain Rubio so he doesn't rally his team. End it early.
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