What a difference a season makes

Let's look at some early-season surprise players (PER Diem: Nov. 13, 2012)

Originally Published: November 13, 2012
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

It was just one game, but it was a pretty impressive one for the Minnesota Timberwolves. With five players missing due to injury and a sixth (seemingly indestructible center Nikola Pekovic) joining them by the end, the Wolves somehow left Dallas with a fairly easy road win to improve to 5-2 on the season.