The last time the Timberwolves qualified for the playoffs was in 2004. That's 14 years without making it past the regular season.
Remember what else happened in 2004?
Facebook launched from Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard University's dormitory room.
Massachusetts became the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage.
A tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake under the Indian Ocean devastated Southeast Asia. The disaster killed at least 225,000 people across a dozen countries, including Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Thailand.
TV sitcom Friends ended its 10-year run in May of that year.
Ronald Reagan died on June 5 at age 93.
Pop star Britney Spears was married to Jason Alexander for a few days, then she did it again and married Kevin Federline.
Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction was broadcast during the live half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII. Also, The New England Patriots won over the Carolina Panthers.
Some of the top songs from 2004 included classics like "Yeah!" by Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris, "The Reason" by Hoobastank, and "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys.
Nokia phones were the top-selling mobile devices, but the Motorola Razr was also released this year.
Casey Kasem retired as the host of American Top 40, handing the show over to Ryan Seacrest.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third movie of the series, was released in theaters. But only the fifth — The Order of the Phonix — of seven books had been published at that time. The next book wouldn't be released in the series until 2005.
The Academy Award for best picture went to The Lord of The Rings: The Return of the King. Sean Penn won for Mystic River, and Charlize Theron won for Monster.