Did you know that you’re not considered a true Minnesotan until you’ve gone ice fishing? That is (probably) true, and it’s the main reason Marko Jaric was never welcomed in the Twin Cities. Well, that and his aversion to the state’s legendary delicacy, Deep-Fried Foods That Aren’t Normally Deep-Fried.

Additionally, each Timberwolves rookie class is required to perform at least one winter sport before they are accepted in to the team’s locker room. For whatever reason, we’re still waiting for video of Nikola Pekovic’s polar bear plunge to surface. Though to be fair, he wasn’t doing it as part of last year’s rookie hazing. He just wanted to go for a swim.

(via How to Make It)