Minneapolis/St. Paul The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that individual game tickets for the 2012-13 NBA season will go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 21 at 10:00 a.m. Past Timberwolves buyers, social media followers and WolvesWire subscribers will have an exclusive pre-sale opportunity starting Monday, Sept. 17 to purchase tickets for the upcoming season.
"We're very excited about the additions and changes to our team this summer," said Timberwolves President Chris Wright. "We feel very confident about the roster we've assembled and anticipate making a great run at postseason play this season."
To purchase Wolves single-game tickets exclusively through the pre-sale opportunity, follow the Timberwolves on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MNTimberwolves) or twitter (https://twitter.com/MNTimberwolves), or subscribe to WolvesWire, the team's official team E-Newsletter (http://www.nba.com/timberwolves/news/wolveswire_sign_up.html).
The general public can purchase individual regular-season tickets starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21 at timberwolves.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 1-800-4-NBA-TIX or by visiting the Target Center Box Office.
Six 2012-13 marquee games are not available for purchase through single-game tickets. The only way to ensure a seat to those contests is via full-season and Flex packages. The six games include two contests vs. Oklahoma City (Dec. 20 and March 29), two matchups with the Los Angeles Lakers (Feb. 1 and March 27) and single games with Miami (March 4) and Boston (April 1). Full-season and Flex packages are currently on sale for 2012-13. Fans can call 612-673-1234 for information on the package deal that best fits their needs.
The Timberwolves open their 24th season with a home contest vs. the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. on the Wolves' exclusive over-the-air broadcast home, WFTC My29. Notable home games include: Dec. 20 and March 29 vs. Oklahoma City, Feb. 1 and March 27 vs. L.A. Lakers, a visit from LeBron James and the defending NBA champion Miami Heat (March 4) and a trip to Target Center by Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics on April 1.
A franchise-record 78 regular-season Wolves games will be televised locally in 2012-13, including 50 on Fox Sports North and 25 on WFTC My29. This year will be the Wolves second on their flagship station, News Radio 830 WCCO-AM, which will air all regular season games and feature half-hour pregame and postgame shows. The games can also be heard on the Wolves Radio Network, consisting of 27 stations spanning Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
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