It’s hard to believe it now, but the Minnesota Timberwolves are one of the newest teams in the NBA. Founded as an expansion team in 1989 to replace the long-departed Lakers, the T-Wolves struggled at first but soon found their rhythm and established themselves in the professional sports landscape.
When the Timberwolves drafted Kevin Garnett in 1995, the team immediately made its mark on the league. From 1997 to 2004, the Timberwolves made the playoffs eight straight seasons, advancing to a thrilling Western Conference Finals against the Lakers in 2004.Read More ...
Since Garnett’s retirement, the Timberwolves have remained competitive in the Western Conference with names like Kevin Love and Bradley Wiggins keeping the Wolves in the conversation every year. Minneapolis loves its sports teams, so taking in a game is always an occasion.
Target Center opened in 1990 in downtown Minneapolis. With its prime location and involved ownership, the arena has undergone two major renovations that make it one of the most modern and ecologically-friendly venues in sports.