Thanks to recent additions to the team (namely Jimmy Butler), a slew of new fans will be donning Minnesota Timberwolves gear this year. If you’ve been a fan through the struggles up to this point, you may be reluctant to accept new fans.
But it’s a good thing that the team is at the point where it’s earning the extra attention. Higher visibility means more ticket and merchandise sales, and if the team owners are happy, they will be encouraged to better by the team.
If you are a long-time fan, then you may want to stick around and read this article through. You’ll surely learn a thing or two, and you’ll definitely pick up a few pieces of trivia to impress your friends the next time you make the trek down to the newly renovated Target Center.
Now, if you’re a new fan of the Timberwolves franchise, this series is for you. You’re in the right place to familiarize yourself with the history of the Minnesota Timberwolves. From Minnesota’s first team, the Lakers, to the Timberwolves’ first season in 1989, to the team you know and love today. We’ll start at the beginning and work our way up to the present, helping you learn everything you need to know to convince even the biggest of Wolves fans that you know your stuff.