The NBA’s 450 players and 30 team owners still have to sign off on the resolution, but if they do it will be good news for the Minnesota Timberwolves and great news for businesses around Target Center.
The sides reached a tentative agreement early Saturday to end the 149-day lockout and hope to begin the delayed season with a marquee triple header Dec. 25.
After filing two separate antitrust lawsuits against the league in two different states, NBA players are consolidating their efforts and have turned to the courts in Minnesota as their chosen venue.
Michael Beasley rounded up some of his friends for a charity basketball game at a Minnesota high school on Friday night, hoping to bring a few smiles to the faces of some fans disillusioned by the NBA lockout.
The Minnesota Timberwolves don’t know yet if they’ll have a 2011-12 season because of the current NBA lockout, but they named Rick Adelman the team’s new head coach at a news conference on Wednesday.
Locked out of NBA arenas, Kevin Love is headed to the beach.
Cole Aldrich, a Bloomington Jefferson High School graduate who went on to play at Kansas and is now in the NBA, came back to his roots to host a basketball camp, something he did not have an opportunity to participate in as a youth.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have laid off at least 11 business side employees as the effects of the NBA lockout start to sink in across the league.
The Minnesota Timberwolves released their schedule for the upcoming season on Tuesday. That’s assuming that the NBA won’t still be locked out when games are set to be tipped off.
The NBA’s labor deal has expired, and the league has locked out its players, the second pro sports league shut down by labor strife.