By Kent Youngblood
By NBA standards, the Wolves feel they’ll be going from relatively low-rent to high class when they move into their new practice facility across the street from Target Center in Block E.
In addition to a partnership with the Mayo Clinic, the facility will have two courts — a primary court for both the Wolves and the WNBA’s Lynx — plus enhanced workout and training areas and a team classroom. The new facility will house team offices and have additional offices for coaches, scouts and staff
“The present setup is clearly not ideal,” said Wolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders of the Wolves’ current workout facility, which is two floors below the team’s locker room, is shared by the Wolves and Lynx and is rather cramped. “The new practice facility and Mayo Clinic partnership will be great assets in attracting the top talent in the NBA.’’
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