Bullish On Defense

Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau has preached tough defense during his career and now looks to have the personnel in Minnesota to execute it. Led by a pair of former Bulls — Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson — the T’wolves showed off their new defensive posture on Monday while blowing out the Cavaliers, 127-99. Tonight, Minnesota will see if it can put the clamps on the Oklahoma City Thunder and their Big Three — Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony. To get our pick for this game and the full NBA schedule, click on the Basketball icon above. Plus get all our selections for today’s NCAA Basketball and NHL contests as well as this weekend’s NFL playoff matchups.

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