Timberwolves to play preseason game v. Nuggets in Nebraska

Published 9:01 am Thursday, June 23, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves will play an exhibition game against the Denver Nuggets in Lincoln, Nebraska, next season.

The Timberwolves announced on Wednesday that they will play the Nuggets on Oct. 12 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

It’s the first time the Wolves have played in Lincoln. But they have played three previous exhibitions in Omaha. Tickets will go on sale on Friday.

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The Timberwolves hold the fifth pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft while the Nuggets have three selections in the first round.