The Minnesota Timberwolves are a professional basketball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They are members of the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Founded in 1989, the team has had its ups and downs over the years, but has reached the playoffs several times. The Timberwolves have had very talented players like Kevin Garnett and Karl-Anthony Towns, proving that they can compete at a high level in the league. The organization continues to strive for success and work to build a competitive team for the future.
The Timberwolves are the third professional basketball franchise based in Minneapolis and the last NBA franchise after the Minneapolis Lakers moved to Los Angeles in the early 1960s. The other two, the Minnesota Muskies and the Minnesota Pipers, were members of the American Basketball Association.