October 24, 2014
What: The Minnesota Timberwolves are tipping off their 2014-15 home opener by hosting a free breakfast on Oct. 30 in Target Center. Members of the Timberwolves staff, along with mascot Crunch will serve coffee and donuts to passersby in the skyway.
When: Thursday, Oct. 30
6 – 9 a.m.
Where: Target Center Skyway
600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Info: The Timberwolves take on the Detroit Pistons for the home opener on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets with no fees are available at www.timberwolves.com/wolvestix. Wolves tickets are also available by calling 1-800-4-NBA-TIX or visiting the Target Center Box Office.
The skyway breakfast is the conclusion of Timberwolves Two Weeks To Tip Off, which features a broad slate of social media giveaways and special promotions held throughout the Twin Cities during the 14 days leading up to the home opener. For more information on Two Weeks To Tip Off events and giveaways, visit www.timberwolvesevents.com.
October 22, 2014
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that multi-platinum recording artist Vanilla Ice will perform at halftime of the team’s regular season home opener against the Detroit Pistons on Thursday, Oct. 30.
Vanilla Ice topped the charts for 16 weeks with his multi-platinum breakthrough album To The Extreme, which became the fastest selling hip-hop album of all time. Featuring the smash hit “Ice Ice Baby,” To The Extreme , peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, and sold 17 million copies worldwide. A two-time American Music Award winner, Vanilla Ice currently stars in “The Vanilla Ice Project” that recently aired its 4th season on the DIY Network.
Fans can purchase Timberwolves tickets with no fees all season long at Timberwolves.com/wolvestix. Tickets are also available by calling 1-800-4-NBA-TIX or visiting the Target Center Box Office. Timberwolves Memberships, Flex Packs and group tickets are also on sale and offer exclusive benefits, access to the most in-demand Wolves games and significant savings over single game prices. For more information or to purchase a membership, group tickets or Flex Pack, call 612-673-1234 or visit Timberwolves.com.
October 20, 2014
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived center Kyrylo Fesenko. The Wolves roster now stands at 17 players.
Fesenko, 27, appeared in one preseason game for the Wolves, tallying one rebound and one steal in three minutes of play. The 7-1 center saw action in five games (three starts) for the Wolves entry in 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 8.4 points and 5.2 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per game. Fesenko, originally drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round (38th overall pick) of the 2007 NBA Draft, has averaged 2.3 points and 2.0 rebounds per game over his five-year NBA career.
The Minnesota Timberwolves open up their 26th season on Wednesday, October 29 at the Memphis Grizzlies. The home opener will be the following night, Thursday, Oct. 30, vs. the Detroit Pistons. Tickets for Thursday’s home opener are available now by visiting Timberwolves.com/WolvesTix or by calling 612-673-1234.
October 19, 2014
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that the team has exercised the third-year options on forward Anthony Bennett, center Gorgui Dieng and forward Shabazz Muhammad.
Bennett, obtained in a trade from Cleveland on Aug. 23, saw action in 52 games for the Cavaliers in 2013-14, averaging 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game. He posted two double-doubles on the season, tallying a career-high 19 points and 10 rebounds off the bench Feb. 11 vs. Sacramento and scoring 10 points and grabbing a career-high 11 rebounds off the bench Feb. 18 at Philadelphia.
Dieng saw action in 60 games last season, including 33 of the final 35; he averaged 4.8 points and 5.0 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game. He started 15 of the final 18 contests, averaging 12.0 points and 11.3 while collecting nine double-doubles. Dieng closed his rookie NBA campaign by being named Western Conference Rookie of the Month for March.
Muhammad finished his rookie NBA season by appearing in 37 games for the Wolves, all off the bench, and averaged 3.9 points and 1.4 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game. He tallied a season-high 20 points Feb. 25 at Phoenix, one of four double-digit nights on the season.
October 13, 2014
Who: Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad
What: For the second year, Shabazz Muhammad and the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation are partnering with the Kids In Need Foundation to donate and deliver 125 backpacks full of school supplies to a local school. Muhammad will help pack backpacks with donated school supplies and will deliver them to students in need at Prodeo Academy. Interviews with Muhammad, a student and a Kids In Need Foundation representative will be available.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 14
3–3:15 p.m. – Packing backpacks with school supplies
Kids In Need Foundation:
2719 Patton Rd., Roseville 55113
3:20–3:50 p.m. – Deliver backpacks and interact with students
1555 40th Ave. NE, Minneapolis 55421
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October 1, 2014
Fans Pay No Fees on Tickets Purchased Through Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that individual game tickets for the team’s 2014-15 NBA season will go on sale Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. Fans can once again purchase tickets with no fees at Timberwolves.com/wolvestix, which is the only source to guarantee authentic tickets.
Limited single game tickets are available for select contests, including the January 31 matchup against Cleveland. The only way to guarantee a seat to the most in-demand Wolves games is by purchasing a season membership, Timberwolves Flex Pack or group tickets. Memberships, Flex Packs and group tickets are currently on sale for the 2014-15 season and offer exclusive benefits and significant savings over single game ticket prices. For more information or to purchase a membership, group tickets or Flex Pack, call 612-673-1234 or visit Timberwolves.com.
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