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Timberwolves Honor Super Bowl Blackout by Pulling Power Outage of Their Own

Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterFebruary 5, 2013

The Minnesota Timberwolves were just the latest to poke fun at the NFL and the Super Bowl blackout that was suffered on Sunday. 

The NBA team decided to pull the plug on their own power, but on purpose. 

Yahoo! Sports' Kelly Dwyer reports that the Minnesota Timberwolves tried their hand at topical comedy during Monday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, one the Blazers would win 100-98. 

Unless you were captivated for 10 hours of Puppy Bowl coverage, you no doubt saw or heard about the blackout that went down at the Superdome during Sunday's Super Bowl. 

Here is that moment presented by the T-Wolves. 

If the power goes out in an arena of about 13,000 Timberwolves fans, does anyone get to see it?

Well, it seems the answer is yes. 

Those kidders certainly know how to tickle our funny bone during the February leg of the regular season. Still, this is hardly the first time the lights went out for the Timberwolves. 

Dwyer reminded us about this game in 2011 when there was no humor behind the blackout.

Okay, it was still hilarious, but unintentional. 

The world continues to clamor for answers as to why there was a half-hour delay during the Super Bowl on Sunday. 

While answers are slow to leak, the humor continues to pour in from everywhere. Even Funny Or Die managed to create a hilarious video that had Batman villain Bane as the reason the lights went out in New Orleans. 

The 2012 Minnesota Timberwolves, providing intentional and unintentional laughs since their inception. 

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