NBA lockout postpones Wolves' camp indefinitely

We’ll have to wait a while longer to see the new-look Timberwolves. The NBA says due to the lockout, training camps set to open in early October have been postponed indefinitely and the first week of exhibition games have been wiped out. The NBA regular season is due to begin Nov. 1.
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We’ll have to wait a while longer to see the new-look Timberwolves. The NBA says due to the lockout, training camps set to open in early October have been postponed indefinitely and the first week of exhibition games have been wiped out. The NBA regular season is due to begin Nov. 1.

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