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Star Wars: Minnesota sports celebrate 'The Force Awakens'


Star Wars fever is progressing through Minnesota's sports teams.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hits the big screen this weekend and in commemoration of the event, the Timberwolves held a Star Wars night at Target Center Tuesday night as they hosted the Denver Nuggets.

Instead of Luke Skywalker or Hans Solo, the Wolves go into the game with a different cast of heroes that includes Ricky Rubio:

And Andrew Wiggins:

Whether they are fans of the Wolves or fans of the movies, many got in on the act Tuesday night.

FOX Sports North even quizzed some Wolves players to find out what they knew about Star Wars characters.

If you're a big Star Wars fan and couldn't make it to Target Center Tuesday night, you'll have another chance Wednesday. The Gophers are planning their own celebration at "The Barn" on Wednesday night.

May the Force be with us!

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