Minnesota Timberwolves Logo History

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Minnesota Timberwolves joined the NBA in 1989. The current Timberwolves logo includes a wolf head shown howling, the act of which is the glue that keeps wolf packs together.

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What city are the Minnesota Timberwolves located?
Minnesota Timberwolves plays their games in downtown Minneapolis at Target Center.

Why is Minnesota NBA team called the Timberwolves?
Minnesota got its team name from a naming contest in which 17 entrants suggested that Minnesota’s NBA sports franchise be called the Timberwolves.

What pro basketball team was in Minnesota before the Timberwolves?
The Minneapolis Lakers (1947–1960) departed to Los Angeles in 1960. Two previous American Basketball Association (ABA) franchises played after the Lakers, the Minnesota Muskies (1967–68), and the Minnesota Pipers (1968–69).