New-Look Timberwolves Preparing for Regular Season

October 12, 2017 05:43 PM

Having revamped their lineup over the summer with free-agent signings and trades, the Minnesota Timberwolves will begin their quest to end a 13-season playoff drought when the regular season starts next Wednesday night in San Antonio.

The Wolves 13-season absence from the postseason is the third-longest drought in the "big four" pro sports - and the longest in the NBA. They trail only the Buffalo Bills' 17-year and the Seattle Mariners 15-year run.

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Click the video box on this page to see interviews with Karl-Anthony Towns, Jamal Crawford and Tyus Jones regarding the team's recent trip to China, the season ahead and Andrew Wiggins' massive new contract extension

The opener will be the Wolves debut for newly-added veterans Jimmy Butler, Jamal Crawford, Taj Gibson and Jeff Teague.

The Wolves first game in newly-renovated Target Center is their second game of the season - on Friday, October 20th against Utah.

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