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Fans flocking back to see the new-look Timberwolves play

It's been a long time since Minnesota Timberwolves tickets were hard to get, but that's exactly the case this season. Fans have flocked back to Target Center to see the exciting play of Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love. Plus, this year's team might be on the verge of winning quite a few games.
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It's been a long time since Minnesota Timberwolves tickets were hard to get, but that's exactly the case this season. Fans have flocked back to Target Center to see the exciting play of Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love. Plus, this year's team might be on the verge of winning quite a few games.

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