Timberwolves Announce 2012 Preseason Schedule 17 Aug 12

Minneapolis/St. Paul The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team’s 2012 preseason schedule. The Wolves will play seven exhibition contests, including three off-site games: Wednesday, Oct 10 vs. Indiana at the Fargo Dome (Fargo, ND), Wednesday, Oct. 24 vs. Detroit at the MTS Centre (Winnipeg, Manitoba) and Friday, Oct. 26 vs. Milwaukee at the Resch Center in Green Bay, WI. The Wolves will serve as the home team for the games in Fargo and Winnipeg, and the visiting team for the contest in Green Bay.

The fans first chance to see the Wolves, led by head coach Rick Adelman, at Target Center will be on Saturday, Oct. 13 as they take on the Chicago Bulls at 7:00 p.m. The Wolves’ second preseason contest at Target Center will be a matchup against Maccabi Bazan Haifa of the Israeli Basketball Super League on Tuesday, Oct. 16. That contest will mark the first time in franchise history that the Wolves will play host to an international team.

Minnesota will travel to Indiana to play the Pacers on Friday, Oct. 12 and visit United Center on Friday, Oct. 19 to play the Bulls.

Individual tickets for the preseason games at Target Center will go on sale on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased atwww.timberwolves.com, at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling             1-800-4NBA-TIX       or by visiting the Target Center Box Office.




Oct. 10                 Indiana Pacers                             Fargo Dome (Fargo, ND)                    7:00 p.m.

Oct. 12                 Indiana Pacers                                Bankers Life Fieldhouse                       7:00 p.m.

Oct. 13                 Chicago Bulls                               Target Center                                       7:00 p.m.

Oct. 16                 Maccabi Bazan Haifa (Israel)    Target Center                                       7:00 p.m.

Oct. 19                  Chicago Bulls                               United Center                                         7:00 p.m.

Oct. 24                 Detroit Pistons                             MTS Centre (Winnipeg, Manitoba)   7:00 p.m.

Oct. 26                  Milwaukee Bucks                         Resch Center (Green Bay, WI)              7:00 p.m.

All times Central

Bold denotes home game