As a result of tons of planning and prepping leading up the much anticipated launch event, the Timberwolves and Lynx Book Mobile made its debut this week at Sojourner Truth Academy in North Minneapolis.
He’s been doing just that over the last couple years— using his platform as an NBA player to give back.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are holding their annual Military Night on Wednesday, Nov. 19 when the team returns to Target Center to host the New York Knicks at 7 p.m. The night is highlighted by a military color guard, on-court presentations and recognition of all branches of the military. The Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation has donated 5,000 tickets to military members and their families to attend the game and participate in the evening’s salute to service.
Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation to Auction Game-Worn Jerseys After Nov. 26 Game vs. Milwaukee
Minnesota Timberwolves fans have an opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind piece of Wolves memorabilia during the team’s post game jersey auction on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Following the game against Milwaukee, fans in attendance are invited to the lower bowl of Target Center to place bids on the game-worn Wolves jerseys.
Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation Serves Up A Helping Of "Thanks" To Military Members
“It’s real cool. A veteran like that from World War II. He’s 91 years old and he told me I was his favorite player,” Brewer said during the event. “Wow. I told him ‘thank you for everything you did and I’m glad I’m your favorite player.’ It just means a lot.”
“I told Corey that he was my favorite player. He came over and gave me a big hug and took a nice picture,” Kovar said. “It was kind of a thrill. I like meeting these guys.”
Serving America Runs In The Family For This Father And Son Duo
The Minnesota Timberwolves and the FastBreak Foundation have been sharing the stories of many military members throughout the month as it is “Operation Minnesota Heroes Month" for the organization.
Throughout the month, the organization has honored those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.
During Military Night on Nov. 19, there was a great feeling of patriotism in the Target Center. A big reason for that was because of a father and son who stepped on the court early in the third quarter
The Wolves and Rockets most recently joined in on the NBA Global Games in Mexico City, and participated in an NBA Cares Clinic at the arena.